The novel is a narrative, fictional version of a philosophical anatomy of the satanic dimension and implication of much modern history from 1914 onwards.
This strategy could be effective in dealing with the Darwinian totalitarians. Woke thugs, like Darwinist thugs, abhor having to explain themselves.
The censors depend on active personal destruction not to silence us, but to get us (out of fear) to lie and thus silence ourselves.
Restoring man’s image is functionally equivalent to restoring the tradition of great thought and great writing.