Margaret Atwood on Privacy & Freedom: We Are Double-Plus Unfree

Our governments now treat us like cattle - governed by fear, we have surrendered too many of our hard-won freedoms.

As many of you probably already know, Margaret Atwood is the author of the 1985 novel, The Handmaid’s Tale. This essay was published last month, but I just now got around to reading it. It’s an excellent piece and I strongly suggest reading the entire thing. It covers not only …

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