About this site

Welcome to fourlegsgood, a place to discuss ideas and share examples of clear political imagery, design and language, as well as the role of performing arts in social change. A forum for conversations about beauty, humanness, and justice. A chance to probe the power of humour and satire to promote critical thinking.

The blog’s title, of course, comes from George Orwell’s Animal Farm, and has been my favourite slogan since my teens, when I devoured all his books. His 1946 essay, Politics and the English Language, still affects how I look at words.

I’ve been wondering if Orwell’s position holds true for all forms of expression, e.g. if weak or dogmatic graphic design fosters fuzzy political positions, and vice versa.
Let’s find out 😉

Leonard Cohen’s song, Anthem, inspired the photograph at the top of these pages:
“There is a crack, a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.”

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