posted on Apr, 12 2012 @ 08:54 PM
Originally posted by Leftist
I just find it a boring argument.....
Crimestop means the faculty of stopping short, as though by instinct, at the threshold of any dangerous thought. It includes the power of not
grasping analogies, of failing to perceive logical errors, of misunderstanding the simplest arguments if they are inimical to Ingsoc, and of being
bored or repelled by any train of thought which is capable of leading in a heretical direction. Crimestop, in short, means protective
-George Orwell. 1984
Bolded letters mine.
Not that I am calling our delightful young thread-starter stupid, of course. I would hope my comments on page one should be evidence enough that I
consider you anything but. But protective stupidity is a weapon wielded even by the most intelligent when it comes to ideolgy.
You are pretty sharp to have picked up on the fact that the pic I used in my post is from the world of the vor v zakone
, too. I certainly
didn't expect anyone here to be able to identify it at all. It's pretty obscure stuff.
edit on 4/12/2012 by silent thunder because: (no reason given)