Book Analysis: Animal Farm

I recently read Animal Farm by George Orwell, and for anyone who doesn't know, it's a relatively short book. However, I thought Orwell's central idea about presenting fascism and communism through the lens of a totalitarian and dystopian society, or farm for that matter, of animals was profound. The satirical innuendoes about real-life communistic ideologies through the representation of animals was ingenious.
The book was much more than vegetarian and vegan rhetoric in that animals are treated gruesomely and abhorrently, although true.
I also just got the ironic connection between corrupt leaders and pigs.
It truly is a well-executed satirical fable representational of these totalitarian ways of ruling. The seemingly peaceful socialistic society quickly turned gruesome and corrupt. What is evident is that the pigs were overcome with corruption and greed, and took on this role and developed aspects that the other animals unanimously despised: humans.
It's unfortunate what happens by the end, but, in retrospect, the rise and then fall of the Animal Farm, later renamed the Manor Farm, truly covers the brevity of the toxicity of following communism and dictatorship ideologies.
It's been evident before that power can often lead to corruption and oppression, and this book is truly indicative of this dreadful nature. A Great Read.

August 6, 2019: Is Water Wet?

QOTD: Is Water Wet?
This was a question that "took the internet" by storm a while back and subsequently divided the argument into two groups: A. Water is wet B. Water cannot be wet. I thought this was a seemingly easy decision: water is not wet. However, I was surprised to see so many people say that water is indeed wet. Water is simply a pure substance consisting merely of H*2O molecules connected by hydrogen bonds. I, much like other people, declare that water cannot be wet because it can only cause something, like wetness. However, I heard the argument that water is wet because the way that water molecules are "fixated." Something along the lines of, "Because water makes things wet by touching them, water molecules essentially touch one another, therefore water is wet." This is blatantly hypothetical and with no true premise, especially considering that water molecules are actually connected by intermolecular forces, or hydrogen bonds, not unsystematically placed to one another.

Essentially, I think the argument that "water is wet" is unfounded and that water can only make things wet.

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