doublethink : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  believing two contradictory ideas at the same time

  • By practising the Newspeak art of doublethink, he must learn to believe in the very core of his being that even "the stars can be near or distant, according as we the party .
  • Where did George Orwell discover his doublethink, what was his model if not the Soviet intelligentsia of the '30s and '40s? And since that time, this doublethink has been .
  • For the past 15-20 years, Americans -- led by the media -- have been asked to engage in a form of Orwellian, rightwing doublethink.
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  • Letter: Doublethink
    Joe Kiernan, Bonita Springs: The great book by George Orwell,"1984," addressed the concept of "doublethink". That term has come to mean "the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them."
    June 29, 2013 - Naples Daily News

  • JD McClatchy in
    When you mention Nineteen Eighty-Four to the average reader,McClatchy says, "they'll remember Big Brother, they'll remember doublethink and thoughtcrime, but the real emotional point of the novel seems fuzzy to them."

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