Fear Of Surveillance In George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty Four 1984

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George Orwell in Nineteen Eighty Four gives the perspective of a dystopian society. As many unusual movements were being made such as telescreens, 24 hour surveillance and “ Big Brother “ controlling everyone's movement. George Orwell is predicting the future intel with electronically watching citizens rather than physically having security around. In our present century our surveillance is parallel with George Orwell's perspective; technology, cameras, search engines and daily usages.
In Nineteen Eighty Four “ Big Brother “ was the technology, Camera and location engine of each civilian. As winston in 1984 had explained, “It was terribly dangerous to let your thoughts wander when you were in any public place within the range of a telescreen...”. (Orwell, Page.62). The author is showing the fear of the population standing up for their rights because of surveillance and the fear of torture. Being parallel with the current century we have eyes on us everywhere we
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As telescreens had 24 hour surveillance, current human behavior is tracked daily from our own hands.where we shop, Our interest, when we eat, and daily routines. Opposing the issue of surveillance the author includes, “ Were able to see at an aggregate level what 100,000,000 people are doing…” (Desmarais 2012) With our amounts increasing simply from daily use of cell phones, (trackers) were making it easier to be controlled and portraying a dystopian society. With online controlling that google has on our personal documents the article portrays this by, “A single agreement covers your use of them…”(Desmarais 2012) The author is including this towards the agreements many users use on search engines, with allowing documents to access vital information leading to