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  •  George Orwell-fiction is fact (or prophesy) (3+ / 0-)
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    trashablanca, leveymg, buckeye74

    Find your copy of 1984 and tuck it in a safe place before they all disappear.

    "Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past."

    "Don't you see that the whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the range of thought?...The whole climate of thought will be different. In fact, there will be no thought, as we understand it now. Orthodoxy means not thinking-not needing to think. Orthodoxy is unconsciousness."

    "And when memory failed and written records were falsified—when that happened, the claim of the Party to have improved the conditions of human life had got to be accepted, because there did not exist, and never again could exist, any standard against which it could be tested."

    'We can make the trains run on time but if they are not going where we want them to go, why bother?' Neil Postman

    by history first on Tue Jun 07, 2011 at 07:51:19 AM PDT

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