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Just like Russia today, Winston Smith’s world is both lawless and full of rules, incomprehensible from a human point of view but perfectly logical as a system, indiscriminately cruel and privately lyrical or even heroic.
In '1984', Orwell describes 'Two Minutes Hate' — a political tactic of focusing on enemies, outsiders and foreigners. Or what Trump's world looks like.
On his 69th death anniversary, ThePrint takes a look at the man who was deeply committed to the sorrows of his times, and beyond.