They simply dismissed all of their wrong-doings for the better of their perfect world which in many cases is exactly like real life. In our modern day, we are not exactly openly given information about the world unless it is discovered by someone else. We are given information from media and a lot of the time, it is not exactly positive news. Like in the book, we are covered in a blanket of false security, hidden from the stories that our parents have tried to hide from us. In 'Equilibrium', everything was mechanic and what many would find absurd but in actuality, it is exactly what our society is trying to become.
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By adapting a disciplinary power structure, the power figures were able to control all aspects of a person's life. They had the ability to mask the power, yet not the figure in power. This was greatly to the governments advantage, due to the fact that it made it much harder to overthrow the government, because no one really knew who was in charge. So the powe... ... middle of paper ... ...use there wasn't one. So a hearing began, and they tried to find out how this had happened, and just who was responsible for this mess.
The only thing left for us to do is trust that the government will not put our information to ill use. Even though Orwell got the surveillance part right he was definitely in the wrong about big brothers ability to control us. Yes, the mass media may have some sort of control on us majority of people do not tune into the shows that are allowing them to frame and prime the information given to us. We can look to other sources of information to find the truth instead of only having one trusted source “The Trinity of Truth”, as they did in Nineteen Eighty-Four. Resistance can now be easily organized and people can be united through social media or forum websites like Reddit.
Even though illiterate and corrupt politicians have ruled Pakistan in democracy, nevertheless, we should give time to this form of government because only that government should exist which is made for the people and by the people of Pakistan. A dictator cannot simply dictate the desires and dreams of the people around him. People generally expect freedom and equality from their government. Democracy provides both of them while dictatorship does not. Democracy makes all the public engrossed in their country by giving them a voice in legislation.
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