Reasonable Discourse Book Club: 1984 by George Orwell

  • 7/30/2022 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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  • Reasonable Discourse Book Club: 1984 by George Orwell

    Join us for our Reasonable Discourse book club where we talk about books that matter.

    Nineteen Eighty-Four is a dystopian novel written by George Orwell in the aftermath of World War II, about the futuristic year 1984. Big Brother is always watching, and thoughtcrimes are illegal. The superstate of Oceana has fallen into a state of perpetual war with the other superpowers, Eurasia and Eastasia. This totalitarian regime engages in a brainwashing technique called Doublethink which requires people to simultaneously accept two conflicting beliefs as truth, often at odds with their own memory or sense of reality.

    “The party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.”

    Discussion will be led by J.T. Andrews.

    After some discussion whether to have this on zoom, or in person, it looks like we might have a few non-local people signed up. For this reason, I've decided to to stick with zoom for the book club this month.