George Orwell portrayed a bleak future for Winston Smith, but Orwell did not have any faith. Solzhenitsyn was, in effect, Winston Smith and not only had faith but triumphed against state tyranny with his faith intact.
who decline to scramble up
the career ladder
as human beings.
Nothing is more boring
than a man with a career.”
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956.
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