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Excuse Me, Your Illogic Is Showing: Orwell’s Vision Emerges In California

Grandpa/Hank Wrote: Apr 10, 2013 8:52 AM
"I also realize that we live in a time when logic, critical thinking, communication, and the ability to draw inferences and to consider the implications of one's words are skills that are in short supply. Yet the demand for them has, perhaps never been greater in our nation's history." WELL SPOKEN!

In the 1940’s and 50’s, famed Author George Orwell surmised that both the English language and civilized society were in decline.

After a press conference held last week by Emeryville, California Police Chief Ken James, it’s easy to see a decline in both language and critical thinking skills in our country. And as Orwell thought, indeed civilized society may very well be in jeopardy.

It happened on February 14th. Taking to the microphones and cameras in his suburban San Francisco community, Chief James stood at a podium with the requisite group of serious-looking, professionally dressed, pouty-faced people standing behind him...