Category Archives: George Orwell

Political Language

Political language…is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. George Orwell, quoted in The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell (1968), requoted in What Liberals Believe, … Continue reading

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What People Do Not Want To Hear

If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. George Orwell, from Animal Farm, 1945, requoted in What Liberals Believe, page 31, edited by William Martin

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