THIS IS GETTING NO COVERAGE, FUCKING REBLOG THIS SHIT. THIS IS SOME VILLAIN SHIT.
"My sight is failing," she said finally. "Even when I was young I could not have read what was written there. But it appears to me that that wall looks different. Are the Seven Commandments the same as they used to be, Benjamin?"
For once Benjamin consented to break his rule, and he read out to her what was written on the wall. There was nothing there now except a single Commandment. It ran:
ALL ANIMALS ARE EQUAL BUT SOME ANIMALS ARE MORE EQUAL THAN OTHERS.”
- George Orwell, Animal Farm.
"Democracy has been suspended"
I wish I had better words to articulate my feelings on this. But the ANIMAL FARM parallel is so apt it’s frightening.
If we are so predictable a creature, that Orwell’s book can draw from instances of the past, and still be viable point of comparison now, then we have nothing to conclude but that these practices, though benefiting a few in the short term, without interference, will prove short-sighted and facilitate the undoing of those that abuse them in the long term.
just watch the video. it’s only 5 minutes long
this is insane