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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • The word you are trying to think of is solipsism.
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  • She is a solipsist who refuses to move beyond Descartes’ "I think; therefore I exist."
  • Optimism fed into what Steve Eisman, a banking analyst who foresaw the crash, calls "hedge-fund disease," characterized by "megalomania, plus narcissism, plus solipsism" and the belief that "to think something is to make it happen."
    Barbara Ehrenreich  --  Time, 2009  --,8599,1929155,00.html#ixzz0lBiYzOve(retrieved 04/15/10)

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