The Handmaid's Tale Warned Us
When art presages reality
Yes, there are a lot of dystopian works that seem to be coming true these days, the most obvious being 1984 and Brave New World.
But I just started watching this one recently.
I’m a latecomer to The Handmaid’s Tale, so apologies if this seems woefully after the fact, but watching this in the post-covid, Great Reset world is chilling, to say the least…
If you think it’s only about feminism and Puritanism, I don’t think you’re getting it.
It’s about tyranny, how it creeps up on us, and what happens when it’s too late to realize it.
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