• “You Will Be Assimilated”

    “Strength is irrelevant … Freedom is irrelevant … Resistance is futile … Your life as it has been is over. From this time forward, you will service… us” is a line from Star Trek: The Next Generation when members of the Starship Enterprise encounter the Borg for the second time. In the episode, Captain Picard was assimilated into the Borg, which is a collective of minds, ran by a super computer. In 1984, the people are controlled not by a super computer, but by Big Brother. However, the goal of Big Brother and the Borg Collective is the same: to eliminate the individual. Now unlike the Borg, whom had cyborg…