Presently, the world is not as far along in the process of government domination; however if most governments do not realize the possible consequences of excessive government control demonstrated by these stories, then conditions will potentially deteriorate into the scenarios exemplified in both Little Brother and 1984. In both of these novels, audiences have learned that government control when out of balance, can lead to citizen uprising and infringement of civil liberties. In the words of Martin Luther King Jr, "Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. "