It should also be mentioned that Orwell was, himself, a socialist.
We need a new distopia book to discuss. Let's compare Brave New World to today; it's way closer.
It should also be mentioned that you are a wiener.
It wasn't socialism that Orwell was against, dingus. What was called "Ingsoc," or "English Socialism" in the book is not the same thing, but in your haste to be contrary just for the sake of being contrary, you left that part out. It was Communism and Totalitarianism that Orwell despised. How about you try to add to the discussion rather than play your petty little game of intellectual one-upmanship?
I mean, really, Brave New World
I was the one who started that thread, Zhukov. That's some interesting stuff, there. I maintain we'll see something remarkably similar here in the next ten to twenty years. The technology is there, and so are the means to misuse it.