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Big Brother Never Came to Be

M. Stanley Bubien

The "Big Brother" Orwell envisioned never came to be.

To celebrate this fact, the United States President instated a national holiday---a "holy day of obligation" as it were. On this day, as custom dictates, together we stand, side-by-side, arm-in-arm, hand-in-hand. Once so enjoined, we cry joyfully at the top of our lungs, "I AM AN INDIVIDUAL!" Repeating the refrain on into the night.

Thanks to Mike Fredenberg.

Copyright ©1997 M. Stanley Bubien. All Rights Reserved.

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September, 1997
Issue #17

64 Words