“Truth is treason in an empire of lies” ~George Orwell.
“The nationalist not only does not disapprove of atrocities committed by his own side, he has a remarkable capacity for not even hearing about them.”
—George Orwell, writer (25 Jun 1903-1950).
“In our age there is no such thing as ‘keeping out of politics.’ All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia.”
“We are all capable of believing things which we know to be untrue, and then, when we are finally proved wrong, impudently twisting the facts so as to show that we were right.” — George Orwell.
“All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.”
The object of terrorism is terrorism. Now, do you begin to understand me?
— George Orwell, 1984.
“One’s got to change the system, or one changes nothing. One can’t put things right in a hole-and-corner way.”