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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.
  • The telescreen received and transmitted simultaneously.
  • So completely did they dwarf the surrounding architecture that from the roof of Victory Mansions you could see all four of them simultaneously.
  • Simultaneously with the woman in the basement kitchen he thought of Katharine, his wife.
  • And what was strange was that even when she was clasping him against her he had the feeling that she was simultaneously pushing him away with all her strength.
  • But simultaneously, true to the Principles of doublethink, the Party taught that the proles were natural inferiors who must be kept in subjection, like animals, by the application of a few simple rules.
  • And, as usual, the ruling groups of all three powers are simultaneously aware and unaware of what they are doing.
  • With the development of television, and the technical advance which made it possible to receive and transmit simultaneously on the same instrument, private life came to an end.
  • During this time rockets loaded with atomic bombs can be assembled at all the strategic spots; finally they will all be fired simultaneously, with effects so devastating as to make retaliation impossible.
  • It is the achievement of the Party to have produced a system of thought in which both conditions can exist simultaneously.
  • The same thought seemed to occur almost simultaneously to everyone in the cell.
  • Always there were five or six men in black uniforms at him simultaneously.
  • No other solid object can occupy the same point simultaneously.
  • If he thinks he floats off the floor, and if I simultaneously think I see him do it, then the thing happens.
  • The primary aim of modern warfare (in accordance with the principles of doublethink, this aim is simultaneously recognized and not recognized by the directing brains of the Inner Party) is to use up the products of the machine without raising the general standard of living.
  • To know and not to know, to be conscious of complete truthfulness while telling carefully constructed lies, to hold simultaneously two opinions which cancelled out, knowing them to be contradictory and believing in both of them, to use logic against logic, to repudiate morality while laying claim to it, to believe that democracy was impossible and that the Party was the guardian of democracy, to forget whatever it was necessary to forget, then to draw it back into memory again at the…

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  • It is published in simultaneous print and electronic editions.
  • The store provides shoppers with a simultaneous art/music experience.

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