A.R. Moxon (Julius Goat) @JuliusGoat Novelist—THE REVISIONARIES coming 12/3/19 tinyurl.com/yxkldcx7 Newsletter: tinyletter.com/ARMoxon Blog: armoxon.com/ He/him Apr. 30, 2019 1 min read

My take on yesterday’s Bad Tweet: In America the urge to blame the victim and identity with the abuser is so ingrained, it’s instinct.

This seems a desire to distinguish, not between types of slaves, but between types of slave owners.

It’s a position designed to allow one to believe, with untroubled conscience, that one enjoys only the fruit of *good* slavery.

The solecism “salves” seems downright Freudian.

There should be a word for Winstons who have won the victory over themselves, loving Big Brother w/o extortion or other illegitimate pressures. E.g. Under the spreading chestnut tree/I sold you and you sold me. Different word could highlight its lower moral culpability.


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