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|Quote (Kristine @ April 17 2011,14:03)|
|Quote (PTET @ April 17 2011,07:09)|
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"In Oceania at the present day, Science, in the old sense, has almost ceased to exist. In Newspeak there is no word for 'Science.' The empirical method of thought, on which all the scientific achievements of the past were founded, is opposed to the most fundamental principles of
IngsocIntelligent design." - George Orwell, 1984, Book 1, Chapter 9
"Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows." -George Orwell, 1984
Not the "freedom" to "compromise" and say that, looking at the same evidence, some conclude that it is 3.5, or the "freedom" to "teach the controversy" about it equaling 4.
And at the end of the book, he admitted that 2 + 2 = 5.
"It's as if all those words, in their hurry to escape from the loony, have fallen over each other, forming scrambled heaps of meaninglessness." -damitall
That's so fucking stupid it merits a wing in the museum of stupid. -midwifetoad