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The rapidity of technical change has meant that age and experience count for less and less. Painfully acquired crafts, like typesetting, are replaced by machines which can be operated by young people with minimum training. The microwave oven and the food-processor make obsolete the cooking that your grandmother taught your mother. Children are at ease with complicated (or so they seem to their parents) electronic machines for sound reproduction or calculation or photography that the middle-aged cannot or will not try to master.
P. 66) 43 44 1984 and All's Well? After a few minutes to regain his composure \Vinston puts the scrap of newspaper in the memory hole. For the others who live on Airstrip One the Party has succeeded in abolishing the past, making it entirely the creation of the present, destroying any idea at all of o~jective reality. At first sight the situation today in 'Oceania' (Britain and America) seems very different indeed. In our own Ministries of Truth battalions of scholars labour away at historical problems as never before.
As in so many aspects of twentieth century life, America leads the way in ignoring and thereby destroying the past. There are good reasons why Americans should be less interested in the past than citizens of many other countries, for after all, what is the past of America? What part does the Irish-American have to play in the colonial past of the 52 1984 and All's Well? United States? m that Burke, or Talleyrand or Metternich. What exactly is the relationship between the son of Italian immigrants and the signers of the Declaration of Independence?
1984 and All’s Well? by Tom Winnifrith