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Big Mother

Big Mother n. a government attempting to exercise total control over the well-being of its citizens; parents attempting to constantly monitor or control the activities of their children, especially by means of electronic devices. Etymological Note: After Big Brother, a person or organization exercising total control over people’s lives, from the name of the head of state in George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  • I am the original source for this use and definition of the term Big Mother. I first used it in the working title of my book in 1999 called Big Mother, an Unsustainable Concept. I co-wrote Big Mother’s Double Tongued Dictionary in 2000, it was published at our website, The Anti Communitarian League, http://nord.twu.net/acl, and we published it at the back of our book, “2020: Our Common Destiny in 2006 and again in 2012. Please correct the source. Thank you.

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