Orwellian Adoption Deformers: a quote

I am struck more and more by the Doublethink of adoption deformers. The ability to speak out of both sides of their mouths proclaiming “truths”to reputuate at will, and back again. I’m not going to write an essay here post a quote from 1984: The power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them….To tell deliberate lies while genuinely believing in them, to forget any fact that has become inconvenient, and then, when it becomes necessary again, to draw it back from oblivion for just so long as it is needed, to deny the existence of objective reality and all the while to take account of the reality which one denies — all this is indispensably necessary. Even in using the word doublethink it is necessary to exercise doublethink. For by using the word one admits that one is tampering with reality; by a fresh act of doublethink one erases this knowledge; and so on indefinitely, with the lie always one leap ahead of the truth. …Orwell, George (1949). Nineteen Eighty-Four. Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd, London, part 1, chapter 3, pp 32 You’ve taken something solid from meGive me something to call my Continue Reading →