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1984–Ramblings of a disillusioned mind……

1984, a novel based on a dystopian future, is about the everyday life of Winston Smith, his internal struggle, fear, his search for truth and the dire consequences it would bring. It talks about a world where there is no privacy, no freedom and which demands absolute loyalty and blind zeal. It is interesting to note that what Orwell talks about is perfectly possible. And what he talks about reflects upon human nature perfectly. Most of what Orwell says is psychological insight that only a cynic would be able to think of. And it would be most appealing to a cynic indeed. To a man immersed in routine and consumerism, it might sound stupid or in the worst case, hysterical. And a man immersed in the lurid lights of consumerism cannot understand the bleakness of what Orwell describes. While I was reading this book, a few questions kept nagging at me. Is man so fragile minded as to accept fanaticism rather than to rebel against it? If so, what would be the extent of such fanaticism and w…

Lan Feust and Barracuda in Tamil

தமிழாக்கம் செய்யப்பட்ட இரு காமிக்ஸ் கதைகள் தற்போது தரவிறக்கி படிப்பதற்கு வசதியாக இணையத்தில் கிடைக்கின்றன. விரும்புபவர்கள் இவ்வாய்ப்பை பயன்படுத்திக் கொள்ளலலாம்! நண்பர்களிடமும் பகிர்ந்து கொள்ளலாம்.