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...vernments and groups are working towards using technology to control vast amounts of people and power. Chris Buckley writes that “Not only in China, but also in many places internationally, growing numbers of terrorists are using the internet to promote and incite terrorist attacks” (Buckley 2). This just goes to show how various groups are vying for control of constantly growing technology in order to gain its power to influence people.
When looking at the connections between the modern world and 1984 it is obvious that 1984 still has a meaning to the world, and the meaning is partially one of technological progress. This technological progress goes unimpaired, thus making the rise of governmental power unimpaired as well. Orwell specifically wrote 1984 to serve as a warning, one which implied to keep an eye on technology, who controls it, and how it is being used.
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