In addition to evoking a nightmarish vision of the future, George Orwell's political allegory 1984
introduced a lexicon of sinister catchphrases with which to describe big government gone haywire. Totalitarian states and Fascistic political parties are nicknamed "Big Brother"; censors are referred to as the "Thought Police"; and political double-talk is often derisively referred to as "Newspeak." But filmmaker Robert Kane Pappas contends that Orwell's worst fears have been realized in an even deeper sense. His two-hour think piece argues that Orwell's concern that "Big Brother" would one day be able to revise history on a daily basis, thanks to a monolithic, g...