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  • one of the must-read george orwell books to read. another one:
    (see: animal farm)

    some fav quotes:
    --spoiler--
    who controls the past controls the future.
    who controls the present controls the past.

    doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them:
    war is peace.
    freedom is slavery.
    ignorance is strength.

    big brother is watching you.

    freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. if that is granted, all else follows.

    we do not merely destroy our enemies; we change them.
    --spoiler--