DOUBLESPEAK IS NEWSPEAK DOUBLTHINK
In "1984" Orwell introduced us to the words doublethink and newspeak.
A word he DIDN'T use - but which combines the two - is doublespeak.
Doublespeak is saying one thing and meaning another, usually its opposite.
In 1984 when BIG BROTHER and the Party say PEACE they mean WAR, when they say LOVE they mean HATE, and when they say FREEDOM they mean SLAVERY.
So too, in 2001, do our versions of BIG BROTHER and the Party abound with contradictions and deliberate reversals of fact.
This section of Orwell Today will focus on examples of doublespeak.
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DUBYA SPEAK (a chronicle of the comical) [this link has expired http://sites.ourbrisbane.com/nowar/?p=1600]
HAPPY NEW YEAR: IT'S 1984
NO PEACE IN NOBEL PRIZE
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE begins WORLD-WIDE WAR OF TERROR
IN THE NAME OF FREEDOM, WE'RE ENSLAVED
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