George Orwell – A Life in Pictures (Full Documentary)

I had many thoughts this weekend past. In the end, it was a mix of thoughts too personal to be of value, and thoughts too tall that not even in contemplation of them could their dimensions be discerned.

And so here is an interesting documentary instead of my contrived and befuddled thoughts. It is of George Orwell’s life. It is dramatized, but everything that is said by the actor playing him is directly attributed to the real man.

After you have watched that, or before, or instead of, here is something far more important.

Though my favorite piece of his is Down & Out in London, perhaps the most accessible and useful piece of his is ‘Politics and the English Language’. It talks about using real language to talk of things… and not to fall into the use of narrow language. As, to use narrow language is to think narrowly, and to think narrowly is not to think very well at all.

https://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/orwell46.htm

 

Peace, love and progress

– j

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About Ossington

I often think but seldom share these thoughts. And if the product of my thinking is to affect anything but my own sense of satisfaction, then surely it must be shared. Here you may try to know what I believe to know.
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One Response to George Orwell – A Life in Pictures (Full Documentary)

  1. sonsothunder says:

    Great observations…
    ~Happy New Year~

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