• To begin, the novel 1984 connects to our society for many different reasons. One reason is because both societies have propaganda to promote certain beliefs. For example, in 1984, the Party uses slogans to

    • Daniel,

      Thank you for your post and your haunting connection between the two novels. It is clear that you have thought about this connection and the power of propaganda to do hard to the society, as it has done in both. My question for you is: Can propaganda be positive? How do you think it can be used to solve the problems in society? How can the people use propaganda in order to fight back against the coercers? Can we reclaim this as a tool for liberation.

      Thank you for writing, and I hope to hear more from you and your thoughts.

  • Hello Alexis! I agree that marijuana is a very controversial issue, especially around cities like Oakland and San Francisco. I figured since my peers talked about why marijuana and other drugs are bad that I would talk about the benefits of weed and why it is actually very good. I personally believe that it depends on the use of the drug. 🙂

  • Dear Hector,
    I don’t agree with you you that drugs affect our body negatively. One reason I say that is because it is used as a medicine.Thanks for your writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next.

  • “3 million people in California abuse illegal drugs” (CDC). This statistic was from 2011. 5 years later, California passed prop 64 which made it legal to use and grow marijuana for personal use. Some people bel

    • Hey Daniel! I enjoyed reading your blog because marijuana use is such controversial issue. Although many people do have different opinions of the drug, I liked that you talked about the beneficial side to using it! Good job on differentiating the beneficial usage for health issues and creativity 🙂

    • Hello Alexis! I agree that marijuana is a very controversial issue, especially around cities like Oakland and San Francisco. I figured since my peers talked about why marijuana and other drugs are bad that I would talk about the benefits of weed and why it is actually very good. I personally believe that it depends on the use of the drug. 🙂

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