“This is not a new world, it is simply an exte…

“This is not a new world, it is simply an extension of what began in the old one. It has patterned itself after every dictator who has ever planted the ripping imprint of a boot on the pages of history since the beginning of time. It has refinements, technological advances, and a more sophisticated approach to the destruction of human freedom. But like every one of the super-states that preceded it, it has one iron rule: logic is an enemy and truth is a menace.“

•this is an excerpt from the opening monologue of a Twilight Zone episode, The Obsolete Man originally aired June 2, 1961. Sometimes I think Rod Serling was a genius.