by Gordon T. Long via LewRockwell.com
An Orwellian America
As a young man, I voraciously read George Orwell’s 1984, Aldous Huxley’s Brave New Worldand Alvin Toffler’s trilogy which included Future Shock, The Third Wave,and Power Shift. During the era of the Vietnam War, I wondered seriously about the future and how it was destined to unfold. Now being considerably older, I have the vantage point to reflect back on my early ruminations and expectations. Unfortunately, I am too old to alter the lessons that are now so painfully obvious. Instead, I pass the gauntlet to those who can understand and take action on what I have unavoidably come to expect for America.
A FRAMEWORK OF UNDERSTANDING
THE ‘HUXLEY-ORWELL’ TRANSITION
I recently read a perceptive paper by Chris Hedges that would have made any English Professor envious, powerfully philosophical but not something an Economics department…
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