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Newspeak is a fictional language in George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four. In the novel, it is described as being "the only language in the world whose vocabulary gets smaller every year". Orwell included an essay about it in the form of an appendix in which the basic principles of the language are explained. Newspeak is closely based on English but has a greatly reduced and simplified vocabulary and grammar. This suits the totalitarian regime of the Party, whose aim is to make any alternative thinking — "thoughtcrime", or "crimethink" in the newest edition of Newspeak — or speech impossible by removing any words or possible constructs which describe the ideas of freedom, rebellion and so on. One character says admiringly of the shrinking volume of the new dictionary: "It's a beautiful thing, the destruction of words."
The novel opens in London in the "year of our Ford 632" (AD 2540 in the Gregorian Calendar). In this world, the vast majority of the population is unified under The World State
All members of society are conditioned in childhood to hold the values that the World State idealizes.
The conditioning system eliminates the need for professional competitiveness; people are literally bred to do their jobs and cannot desire another. There is no competition within castes; each caste member receives the same food, housing, and soma rationing as every other member of that caste. There is no desire to change one's caste.
Amazing. what is really pathetic is that OBAMA and BIDEN both have earmarks in the bill just passed. What hypocrites they are.
The sad part about this realisation is that the people WONT do anything about it,
Glenn beck is a neocon mouth piece, the entire fox news broadcast is a neocon mouthpiece and always has been. How convenient for them to rebrand themselves as something other than GOP and start again into the same cycle where 10years from now that very brand will be tainted and you folks will once again be distancing yourselves from.