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  •  Negativity is easier, ergo more common. (1+ / 0-)
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    dharmafarmer

    But I can see how UGF would have a Newspeak effect if used routinely.  Actually, Orwell kind of got Newspeak wrong - you don't make people pile on words to describe bad as "doubleplusungood": You make it harder to describe good, so they're constantly focused on irritation, hate, and fear.

    Pour yourself into the future.

    by Troubadour on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 04:24:04 PM PST

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