March 29, 2003 Comments Off on Doublethink

“To know and not to know, to be conscious of complete truthfulness while telling carefully constructed lies, to hold simultaneously two opinions which cancelled out, knowing them to be contradictory and believing in both of them…Even to understand the word “doublethink” involves the use of doublethink”.

1949: coined by George Orwell in Nineteen Eighty-Four

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