“In Orwell’s dystopian vision, the Party spent its every energy to ensure the people knew nothing of what was really going on, ensuring that only a narrative approved by the “Ministry of Truth” saw the light of day.
Mantras like the ‘wind is free’ and ‘battery technology is improving all the time’ are dead giveaways: our good friend’s logic and reason, have given way to unshakeable belief and maniacal zeal.
As Australia’s once affordable and reliable power supply collapses into chaos, as a result of a ludicrous Renewable Energy Target, and its massive $3billion a year subsidies, mandates, threats and financial punishments, Orwell’s observations on how the cynical exploit the pliant and gullible are as applicable as ever.”
The first recruit in war is God and the first casualty is the truth.
For 20 years, the wind industry has been slaughtering the truth across the globe in an unrelenting propaganda war.
George Orwell, British novelist and keen political observer, understood the power of words and the power that comes from manipulating them.
Orwell conjured up his nightmare world of malicious bureaucrats engaged in pernicious mind control in his novel, 1984.
At the time 1984 hit bookshelves in 1949, it was largely taken as a warning; a handbook on how to avoid a future dominated by a malign few, at the expense of a pliant and gullible many. As the Iron Curtin descended across Europe, many took it to be a “how to” manual being used by the Iron-Fisted, Communist regimes that ran the Soviet Bloc.
These days – as the great “Greenblob” (just the latest tribe of Neo-Marxists…
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