Animal Farm, By George Orwell

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Some people have jobs simply while trying to figure out what they really want to do in life. Other people are passionate about reporting to work because they deem it their responsibility to God and humanity to do so. The latter group of people have the same challenges, personal flaws, and working environments as those just passing time until something better comes along, but their belief that they are literally supposed to be doing the particular thing they are doing in the particular place they are doing it is a conviction which is necessary to combat the unnecessary evils which can be found in the work place. Although various laws, guidelines, policies, and procedures exist, people are still treated inhumanely. Simply put, wherever there is the presence of people, there will always be the absence of perfection. In Animal Farm, Eric Blair (under the pseudonym George Orwell), presents a veiled, yet poignant exposition and commentary regarding communist Russia under Czar Nicholas. The animals on Manor Farm are upset. They feel like they are exploited by humankind without seeing the fruits of their labor. They revolt, overthrow farmer Jones and his men, and assume control of their own lives, yet it is not long before the animals themselves begin to mimic and emulate humankind. The pigs assume control of the farm, and exploit the others because they assert themselves as the brains of the operation, so to speak. At the conclusion of the revolution, a commandment was established…

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