Insurance = Key Player of Institutional Thickness = Catalyst for Deregulation (i.e. Absence of Laws & Democratic Controls -> AIG’s Wild Trading -> Wold economy collapse)
‘Fur’ became justification for measures that threaten the
core of the urban social and political life but somehow it never reaches the ‘Institutional
Thickness’; the new threat of our society that’s slowly revealing.
Nineteen Eighty-Four (first published in 1949) by George Orwell – Surveillance
The inhabitants of Oceania, particularly the party members, have no real privacy. Many of them live in apartments equipped with two-way telescreens, so that they may be
watched or listened to at any time. Similar telescreens are found at workstations and in public places, along with hidden microphones. Written correspondence is routinely opened and read by the government before it is delivered. The Thought Police employ undercover agents, who pose as normal citizens and report any person with subversive tendencies. Children are encouraged to report suspicious persons to the government, and some even denounce their own parents.
This surveillance allows for effective control of the citizenry. The smallest sign
of rebellion, even something so small as a facial expression, can result in
immediate arrest and imprisonment. Thus, citizens (and particularly party
members) are compelled to absolute obedience at all times.