Examples Of Persuasive Essay On 1984 By George Orwell

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Michael Terentieff 3/24/2017 Period #: 7 English 2 Mrs. Challacombe The 1984 Persuasive Essay Rights that we take for granted today can slowly be taken away if we are not vigilant about protecting them. In George Orwell’s book, 1984, the author outlines some of dangers to be aware of in the future. He describes a dystopian society in which all of the simple rights we take for granted are non-existent. They’re many different ways that he portrays dangers to society in his book. Countless examples are scattered throughout the book warning readers of dangers to their way of life and society. Today there are increasingly more, and more threats to our civilization and our way of life. These threats are usually a government that is opposing free speech which can lead to the ultimate downfall to our way of life, if we don’t protect our rights. In his celebrated novel 1984, George Orwell points out some of these dangers in his book, that we are now seeing in our own world, including his concerns of losing freedom or a…show more content…
Today we see fake news coming from high up officials. This was seen countless number of times in the Obama and Bush Administrations. Obama promised us “that we can keep our doctors” under the ACA, but that wasn’t the case. Bush did this when he claimed that there were weapons of mass destruction in Iraq and used it as a reason to go to war. And we have already seen it with the Trump Administration too. The Trump Administration kicked out news outlets from the White House Press Conference room. This is because President Trump claimed that certain news outlets were spreading “fake news” about him. This is not good because it hints to that the Trump Administration wants to control the news. In 1984, this is exactly what the government does; they spread false information to the people and brainwash them. Our leaders do this today

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