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external
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • Not merely the validity of experience, but the very existence of external reality, was tacitly denied by their philosophy.
  • When there were no external records that you could refer to, even the outline of your own life lost its sharpness.
  • If both the past and the external world exist only in the mind, and if the mind itself is controllable what then?
  • It struck him that in moments of crisis one is never fighting against an external enemy, but always against one’s own body.
  • For in that case each would still be a self-contained universe, freed for ever from the sobering influence of external danger.
  • You believe that reality is something objective, external, existing in its own right.
  • But I tell you, Winston, that reality is not external.
  • Power over matter — external reality, as you would call it — is not important.
  • By what external standard could you check its judgements?

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  • External trade makes up almost half of the country’s economy.
  • This medicine is for external use only.

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