Daily Prompt: Maybe

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Maybe we’ve held all the power all along?

In George Orwell’s 1984 he explains how the ‘Proles’ or the lower class of people with seemingly little importance have all the power to make the biggest difference in his world. Their sheer numbers and relationships amongst each other make them more powerful than Big Brother himself. But their disorganisation fails them. Their lack of aspiration lessens their threat and they are subdued by cheap trinkets and local bars.

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10 things you’ll learn by ditching your car.

Earlier this year I decided it was time to shape up my finances, pay off my credit card and start making some moves towards my financial future. As a young 21 year old with a steady job it felt like the perfect time to lay some good foundations for the rest of my life. Loving a challenge I decided a good way to do this would be to sell my car and get creative with my travel, maybe save the planet in the meantime…

Here are 10 things that you’ll learn if you do the same.

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