Posted by Clearskies on September 24, 2016, at 13:56:10
In reply to Re: Went for a short vacation, posted by alexandra_k on September 23, 2016, at 23:38:18
> It's funny, isn't it, how different things are when you are some place new / off auto-pilot. I'm always amazed at how many cognitive resources need to go into the simplest navigation task etc when I go off the beaten path.
> I never read animal farm. I think because I was never prescribed it in school - but I was aware that many people were and there was a bunch of social commentary code that I wouldn't get because I don't know anything about the governments etc that the book was talking about.
> I started "Gulliver's Travel's" recently... But gave up. Same reason... Social commentary that was lost on me.
> Just started "Frankenstein"
I loved that book.
George Orwell's dystopian writings fascinate me.