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The Truman Show and 1984 The novel Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell is a fictitious book that actually reveals many underlying truths about reality Nineteen Eighty-Four The Truman Show and the world today have many similarities and differences which are good examples of the hidden realities of society Orwells novel presents a warning about a possible but not inevitable fate for humanity The Truman Show exemplifies the fact that we are not aware of when our privacy is being violated The world today is a combination of both in which we are being watched because of technological advancements which leave us with little to no privacy Orwell wrote Nineteen Eighty-Four as a warning for society of his day as well as the societies of the future He wanted to alert people and make them aware of the possible dangers that could be encountered in the future The novel pinpoints the dangers in todays societies and proves to us that the faith which we have in our government is a fallacy We today blindly accept things fed to us by our governments in the same manner that the citizens of Oceania accepted doublethink and the changes in history and records This warning is frightening when one realizes that it indeed could become a reality In addition the governments of our time are not very different from Big Brother and the party Our government uses Newspeak to manipulate deceive and cover harsh realities with soft words Too much power in the government leads to totalitarianism such as Oceania Thus we have learned power is a very dangerous force and to avoid this our government has chosen a democratic environment over Big Brothers totalitarian government In the movie The Truman Show the main character not knowing that millions of people were watching him grew up in a world where there was absolutely no solitude He was unaware of many realities because they
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