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Posts Tagged ‘George Orwell’

Animal Farm transported to a democratic world

By Ogunniyi Abayomi Last night, Ejiogu and Olutimehin were slaughtered across the tarred pathway on the streets of Kano. It is the same pattern of events that is publicised in our national dailies, the massive killing in Kaduna over cultural, tribal and religious differences erupts a chaotic atmosphere within the state, yet no one is […]

Freedom quest and the liberty of knowledge in a torrid society

emy chaoschildren   By Ogunniyi Abayomi British novelist and poet, Eric Arthur Blair (George Orwell) described war as peace, ignorance as strength and freedom as slavery, a paradoxical slogan of the Oceania big brother political party in his dystopian novel 1984.

Orwell’s vision: Power under the watch and surveillance of the masses

By Ogunniyi Abayomi At certain periods in the history of our society, people converge at particular spots for rallies and campaigns to support individuals, groups and parties vying to serve their people in the capacity as political aspirant.

War and books: a historic literary view of military conflict. A double review by Dominic Stevenson

    War is terrible, on both sides; always. If our god is with us and their god is with them then it can only lead to a bloody stalemate.