Mark Zuckerberg’s year of books: Peter Huber’s Orwell’s Revenge review

Mark Zuckerberg’s 9th pick for his Year of Books is Peter Huber’s Orwell’s Revenge, a response to George Orwell’s classic, 1984, which defends the free market and defends modern technology’s benevolence. WAR IS PEACE. FREEDOM IS SLAVERY. IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH. THE MACHINES ARE COMING TO GET YOU. So read the slogans of the totalitarian Party of George Orwell’s novel 1984. Well. All but that last one. Even if the machines are coming to get you isn’t one of the writings on the wall in Orwell’s classic, machines and their suppression of all that is passionately human is a significant focus…

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