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In his book Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell portrays a bleak world in which the party holds complete and utter control To assure their ability of maintaining power this ruling elite has developed methods to eliminate dissent and impose complete uniformity of opinion upon its people It was Stephen King who said The beauty of religious mania is that it has the power to explain everything Once God or Satan is accepted as the first cause of everything which happens in the mortal world nothing is left to chancelogic can be happily tossed out the window Applied to Nineteen Eighty-Four worship of the godlike figure King speaks of could be symbolized by the partys corporeal representation of itself known as Big Brother The act of tossing logic out the window could be likened to Doublethink a mental technique that is taught to all members of Oceanic society This technique is such that its followers can consciously control their memories and their unconscious thoughts thus effectively controlling their past as well as their present reality Congruent to the process of Doublethink the party has created three slogans which are central to their political ideology War is Peace Freedom is Slavery and Ignorance is Strength It is this final slogan that represents the partys philosophy that individual intelligence is not only unnecessary it is a danger to their the partys continued existence Thus intelligence itself must be limited if not destroyed entirely It is also this final slogan that will be explored here in more detail Through the entirety of history there has always been three groups of people in any given society the high the middle and the low They have been divided and named in many different ways but the overall structure and relation between the three groups regardless of any seemingly catastrophic changes that may have occurred has always remained in its essential nature the same The goals of these three groups have also
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