Here are some titles of books to get you thinking about government and how we should act. If you suffer from high blood pressure these books probably will not help.
1984 by George Orwell
This classic shows explicitly how a government takes over your mind and life. It is climbing on the best seller lists again, so people are paying attention.
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley.
This is featured in the window of our local bookshop.
Fascism at its best.
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
Also Oryx and Crake, The Year of the Flood, and MaddAdam all of a set about where we are going with high tech.
The Water Knife, by Paolo Bacigulapi I hope I have that name right.
All about the water shortages in the Southwest.
Despite our wet winter, we are depleting our underground aquifers to raise almonds to sell to China.
Let them eat rice!
It may come to water wars yet.