INGSOC


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INGSOCEnglish Socialism (From Orwell's 1984)
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Like this idyllic garden, Orwell's locus of free erotic passion and political rebellion does not exist--not, at least, since the takeover of Ingsoc and the Thought Police.
O objetivo da Novilingua nao era apenas oferecer um meio de expressao para a cosmovisao e para os habitos mentais proprios dos devotos de Ingsoc, mas tambem impossibilitar outras formas de pensamento.
alternately covering and uncovering the single word INGSOC. In the far
I would base our currency on 100 cents to one sesterce, originally a Roman coin, and Mercia would be renamed Ingsoc after George Orwell's book 1984.
The power behind INGSOC and the world of Nineteen Eighty-Four is thoroughly diabolical.
Thus, Edward Herman writes on Newspeak, giving some wonderful examples from contemporary America--not just the well- known "collateral damage" to refer to the killing of innocent civilians in military actions but (as a parallel to Ingsoc, doublethink, and doublespeak) what Herman calls Amcap, Amerigood, and Marketspeak.
Orwell, "a writer committed to a democratic and communitarian socialism," was frightened by the "oligarchic collectivism" (Harrington 432) he saw manifested in Russia, in the increasingly radical English socialism (Ingsoc in the novel), and in China (represented in the novel as Eastasia.
It was intended that when Newspeak had been adopted once and for all and Oldspeak forgotten, a heretical thought that is, a thought diverging from the principles of Ingsoc should be literally unthinkable, at least so far as thought is dependent on words.
Part of the reason is his anticommunism and his acute sense of the risk that socialism could become totalitarian--he reviewed Friedrich Hayek's The Road to Serfdom (1944) favorably and named the totalitarianian regime in Nineteen Eighty-Four "IngSoc" (English Socialism), though he denied that he had the Labor Party in mind.
She is as intent on rewriting her own history as any historian in the Ministry of Truth in Orwell's 1984 is upon rewriting the history of Ingsoc. Arico honestly admits to his ultimate disillusionment, to his conversion from Fallaci devotee to apostate, and to his eventually having written the book against Fallaci rather than with her, telling 'the story of how one woman from Florence built her own myth'.
Nonetheless, such an interpretation does not quite fit: Ingsoc has been established in Oceania by internal revolution and not by military invasion or external pressure.