Rc – Orwell – Nineteen Eighty-Four – 1984

Palinuro – Homenaje a Orwell

Por |enero 18th, 2018|

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Si el autor de «1984» hubiera conocido

la España de Rajoy, Bárcenas, Correa, Blesa, Rato e tutti quanti

hubiera traído aquí su famosa novela distópica.

Le hubiera fascinado la neolengua de Rajoy, su gobierno y su partido.

¿Se recuerda lo de la paz es la guerra y la guerra es la paz o argumento del espejo?

Aplíquese a los momentos culminantes de la sobresoldada retórica

del gobierno, su presidente y el partido que también preside…

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Rc – Orwell – 1984 – Big Brother is watching you

Por |octubre 2nd, 2016|

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Big Brother is watching you.

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Rc – Orwell – 1984 – Ingsoc

Por |abril 6th, 2016|

War is peace.

Freedom is slavery.

Ignorance is strength.

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Rc – Orwell – 1984 – Power

Por |abril 6th, 2016|

Now I will tell you

the answer to my question.

It is this.

The Party seeks power

entirely for its own sake. […]

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Rc – Orwell – 1984 – Doublethink

Por |abril 6th, 2016|

Doublethink means the power of

holding two contradictory beliefs

in one’s mind simultaneously,

and accepting both of them.

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Rc – Orwell – 1984 – If you want a picture of the future

Por |abril 6th, 2016|

There will be no curiosity, no enjoyment of the process of life.

All competing pleasures will be destroyed.

But always — do not forget this, Winston — always

there will be the intoxication of power, […]

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Rc – Orwell – 1984 – Two Minutes Hate

Por |febrero 9th, 2016|

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It was nearly eleven hundred,
and in the Records Department,
where Winston worked,
they were dragging the chairs
out of the cubicles and
grouping them
in the centre of the hall
opposite the big telescreen,
in preparation for
the Two Minutes Hate. […]

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