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1984 Thought Crime t shirt

£ 29.00

Nineteen Eighty Four by George Orwell, published in 1949 is an unremittingly bleak look into a totalitarian and authoritarian future where thoughtcrime is newspeak for the individual entertainment of thoughts that challenge the Ruling Party. Though we are flirting with the sort of surveillance and lack of privacy Orwell contemplated it seems we are going for a reciprocal equivalence where we give up privacy voluntarily through an avalanche of personal information disseminated through social media.

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