Sad stuff 😢 But important to have the discussion nonetheless. Some real 1984 stuff going on in the world right now!
I think its not impossible at all, except that most people have "smart" phones, and that, right there, is the world's biggest trojan horse!
The world's population lacks, as a general rule and for different reasons, even the basic technical knowledge, and that aggravates the problem of "smart" phones!
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