Monday, August 29, 2011

Seven Commandments -- Animal Farm

Animal Farm, Animal Farm George Orwell
Animal Farm
         I started reading the book Animal Farm just today. I am so Animal Farm, Animal Farm George Orwellimpressed by it that I would like to post an excerpt from it!! Ha Ha!! 

         This book is by George Orwell. The book explores the concept of communism from a different angle. In this book, animals in a farm revolt and drive away their human master. They decide that all animals are equal they are all brothers. What begins with enthusiastic note, turns into tragedy. Few pigs become the ruling class and keep on exploiting the animals in the name of common good. It is must read for everyone I believe.

Domestic Animals, Animals, Animal Farms
Domestic Animals
Here is a small excerpt from the book Animal Farm. The animals make seven commandments for themselves and they are as follows

Animal Farm, Pigs, commandments, toy pig
Pig -- Seven Commandments

  1. Whatever goes upon two legs is an enemy. 
  2. Whatever goes upon four legs, or has wings, is a friend.
  3. No animal shall wear clothes.
  4. No animal shall sleep in a bed. 
  5. No animal shall drink alcohol.  
  6. No animal shall kill any other animal. 
  7. All animals are equal.


      Well, if you have to make two commandments for yourself / your kids at home / your better half this very moment, what would they be?? Do let me know!!
No to alcohol, ban alcohol, no alcohol
No To alcohol

      My commandments would be simple
  • No to alcohol (though I didn't yet start)
  • Read at least 1000 words per day

with warm regards


E. Arroyo said...

Replace all XBOX games with books!

That would be nice.

Crystal said...

No TV allowed (too distracting!) and all family members must follow my super-awesome blog! Those would be my two. ;-)

Christine Murray said...

1. Put the cookies down 2. Stop procrastinating and write.

Nice to meet you, I found your blog through the campaign

Theresa Milstein said...

Loved animal farm:

Do some sort of writing everyday.
Work on patience.

Unknown said...

My 7 commandments?? Let me try:

1) Exercise
2) Earn
3) Spend (every single penny to buy .. at-least a hour's worth happiness)


John Paul said...

The pic of piggy is cool!! Ha Ha!!

I say my first commandment is to stop wasting time @internet .. I am a pinch of what you may call as an addict !!!

Tom The Sailor said...

My resolutions??

Nah!! I have none .. and wouldn't disclose them anyway!! ha ha!!

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