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GEORGE ORWELL

   
Nineteen Eighty-Four.  

"BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU"1a

"WAR IS PEACE"
"FREEDOM IS SLAVERY"
"IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH."1b

"'Who controls the past,' ran the Party slogan, 'controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.'"1c

"TWO AND TWO MAKE FIVE."1d* ARISTOTLE DESCARTES PASCAL BERKELEY VOLTAIRE JAMES SANTAYANA RUSSELL POPPER DRUCKER PENROSE

"Doublethink lies at the very heart of Ingsoc, since the essential act of the Party is to use conscious deception while retaining the firmness of purpose that goes with complete honesty. . . It need hardly be said that the subtlest practitioners of doublethink are those who invented doublethink and know that it is a vast system of mental cheating."1e* HEGEL RICOEUR

"We shall abolish the orgasm. Our neurologist are at work upon it now. There will be no loyalty, except loyalty towards the Party. There will be no love, except the love of Big Brother. There will be no laughter, except the laugh of triumph over a defeated enemy. There will be no art, no literature, no science. When we are omnipotent we shall have no more need of science. . . If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face -- for ever."1f


     
George Orwell. Nineteen Eighty-Four.
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Animal Farm. "'That is my message to you, comrades: Rebellion!'"2a

"ALL ANIMALS ARE EQUAL BUT SOME ANIMALS ARE MORE EQUAL THAN OTHERS."2b

George Orwell. Animal Farm.
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Interesting Link

FBI file regarding George Orwell, available under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), January 28, 2000. Electronic Document, 79 pages, in PDF format. Documents available at The FBI Freedom of Information Act Reading Room which is located within the J. Edgar Hoover Building at FBI Headquarters, Washington, D.C., http://foia.fbi.gov/foiaindex/orwell.htm.
 

  

* Italics in the original.

1 George Orwell (1903-1950). Nineteen Eighty-Four. Eric Blair, 1949. Estate of the late Sonia Brownwell Orwell, 1987. Note on the Text by Peter Davison, 1989.London, UK: Penguin Group, 1989, 1990. (First published by Martin Secker and Warburg Ltd., 1949.)
a Big Brother, at 3.
b Slogans of the Party, at 18 and 29.
c Party Slogan, at 37. Also, see Ingsoc, Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ingsoc.
d "2+2=5," at 290 and 303
e Doublethink and the "secret of rulership," at 223-224.
f "Picture of the Future," at 280.

2 George Orwell. Animal Farm: A Fairy Story. Eric Blair, 1945. The Estate of the late Sonia Brownell Orwell, 1987. Introduction by Malcolm Bradbury, 1989. Note on the Text by Peter Davison, 1989. London, UK: Penguin Group, 1989. (First published by Martin Secker and Warburg Ltd., 1945.)
a Ch. 1, at 5.
b Ch. 10, at 90.