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ViolinistFamiliar187 OP t1_jeg7ihw wrote

Thank you for contextualizing it with 50’s American culture, I’m going to be thinking of this while I make my way through the book. The grass roots work of neo-nazis put this book in my hands, which is ironic considering I’m Jewish


orincoro t1_jeg8l9x wrote

The book is quite timeless, but like 1984, it came out of the post-war paranoia of the 50s. Unlike 1984, it definitely takes the view that mass media is the chosen instrument of imperialism, making legacy media an enemy of “progress.”