The Guy Fawkes Mask & Ignorance is Strength
The plot of V for Vendetta had us digging through history in a fictional future, to find that the powers that be had orchestrated biological warfare in order to instill fear. They then used this fear to reduce or destroy freedom, life and liberty of the population, and further their dominance.
Orwell’s 1984 had a similar message, written well before the current global climate. The phrases: