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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • In the dream his deepest feeling was always one of self-deception, because he did in fact know what was behind the wall of darkness.
  • He remembered remembering contrary things, but those were false memories, products of self-deception.
  • Doublethink lies at the very heart of Ingsoc, since the essential act of the Party is to use conscious deception while retaining the firmness of purpose that goes with complete honesty.

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  • However, like all dangerous deceptions, the lies that clappers tell themselves wear seductive disguises.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • Not to know after all these years that deception can hide in plain sight?
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire

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