Mihai Marinescu revisits Orwell's "1984" and provides us with the exposition of still darker undertones present in this work, popular perhaps for all the wrong reasons. Orwell proposed no antidotes - but could it be that he never detected the essence of the poison itself? As Mihai demonstrates, the real horror of "1984" does not lay in the depiction of totalitarian monstrosity, as is customary understood. It is in the soul of its hero doomed to encounter his own reflection in the eye of executioner.
Branko Malić (i.e. me, but Google doesn't get if I don't write it down) rejoins Boiler Room regulars Patrick Henningsen, Randy J, Hesher and Spore to discus Dallas Shooting event, situation in EU and growing disdain towards democracy, according to Plato: an inception moment of true Tyranny.