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Lift your lamp beside the golden door, Break not the golden rule, avoid well the golden calf, know; not all that glitters is gold, and laissez faire et laissez passer [let do and let pass] but as a shining sentinel, hesitate not to ring the bell, defend the gates, and man the wall

Friday, May 28, 2010

Dystopia Novels and Plays

DYSTOPIA
   
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1984 by George Orwell
2023 
The Fall Of An Empire 
by Abel Cain
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A horrifying soul crushing odyssey through a madman's nightmarish imaginings for inhuman tyranny embodied in a quote therefrom-- " imagine a boot stamping on a human face - forever". It is all the more disturbing that terms like "Orwellian" and "Doublespeak" can easily and accurately be applied to modern American politics, as demonstrated by a growing oblivious segment of society.
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[unfinished readers impression] an interesting [if sometimes seemingly (inevitably) biased] perspective on the dystopic possibilities for the ever growing divides caused by Culturally pluralistic society that neither demands 
nor honors unity or even similarity beyond shallow tribalistic color and creed   
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Alongside Night 
by J. Neil Schulman
(Free PDF eBook)
(Glenn Beck Endorsement)
[Yeah he got the name wrong...]
Movie Forthcoming in 2012
Atlas Shrugged
by Ayn Rand
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A vision of the American "Mixed Market System"'s collapse through the eyes of a hunted youth [son of a blacklisted economist] discovering the Anarcho/Black/Free Market system already in place...
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Brave New World
by Aldous Huxley 
Fahrenheit 451
by Ray Bradbury

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The Overton Window 
by Glenn Beck
The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
The Meat Inspection Act [Blog]
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The explicit truths used to make this book as "Faction" will horrify the uninformed [as the truth often does] and have the informed [I knew every single one] going, yup new that... but holy crap what if!?
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Term Limits
by Vince Flynn
World Made By Hand 
by James Howard Kunstler
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The bombs went off and the protagonist has lost his family to illness and wonderlust, and his ambition to drudgery in an anarcho tyrant's dream, that is until he learns how to live again in a world made by hand
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Roman Nights by Ron Burns
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An EXCELLENT Read, if excessively graphic at times, the plot and intrigue more than make up for it.
In Rome, A.D. 180. Stoic Severus Livinius at the bequest of a beautiful and troubled woman, reluctantly acts as an (outlawed) delatore [Detective] ending up often at [loathesome] nocturnal orgies, until Stoics start losing  their heads.
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Red Bird Christmas by Fannie Flagg
The Christmas Sweater by Glenn Beck

 










   
   
   
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There Will Be Dragons by John Ringo 
(1st of the Council Wars Saga)
The Lord of the Rings
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Return Of The King by J.R.R. Tolkien



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Dragon Song by Anne McCaffrey
Dragon Singer by Anne McCaffrey














  
  
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Harry Potter
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling


    
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Grimm's Fairy Tales 
by The Brothers Grimm

 













   
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The Island of Dr. Moreau by H.G. Wells
A Short Exerpt (from the movie)
Tell Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe 
As Read by Glenn Beck (YouTube) Pt 1
As Read by Glenn Beck (YouTube) Pt. 2














  
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Plays
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Macbeth by William Shakespeare
-(Gotta Love The Movie Too)
     
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The Taming of The Shrew by William Shakespeare














  
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