Tuesday, February 03, 2009

naked capitalism: Twitter, Communication, and My Intermittent Inner Luddite

Read the full post – it’s a timely micro-blogging reality check

So why do I hate Twitter? Twitter is troubling reminiscent of Newspeak, the language being developed by Oceania in George Orwell's 1984 to control thought.
Orwell, in an appendix, describes the principles of Newspeak, and they are directed towards simplifying language so as to void it of inconvenient (for the power structure) propensities of thought

naked capitalism: Twitter, Communication, and My Intermittent Inner Luddite

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