"Big Brother is Watching You."
"Orthodoxy means not thinking--not needing to think. Orthodoxy is unconsciousness."
"If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human faceforever."
- George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four
Nineteen Eighty-Four: A Novel (1949), a dystopian novel by George Orwell, is a brilliant work of fiction exposing totalitarianism. The protagonist, Winston Smith, is a minor party functionary living in London which is shattered by a nuclear war right after World War II. Working as a rewriter of history in the Ministry of Truth, his work is to rewrite history by bringing it in line with current political thinking. However, Winston's longing for truth and decency directs him to secretly rebel against the government. He embarks on a prohibited affair with Julia, a woman with the same mindset, and they rent a room in a region populated by proletariats. Winston and Julia, however, are unknowingly being watched closely by "Big Brother".