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The Thought Police use psychology surveillance to find and eliminate members of society who are capable of the mere thought of challenging ruling authority
pursuit of thoughtcrime were based on the methods used by the totalitarian states
It also had much to do with, as Orwell called it, the "power of facing unpleasant facts", and his willingness to criticize prevailing ideas which brought him into conflict with others and their "smelly little orthodoxies".
"Thought Police", by extension, has come to refer to real or perceived enforcement of ideological correctness in any modern or historical contexts.
Technology played a significant part in the detection of thoughtcrime, the ubiquitous telescreens which could misinform the population
A memory hole is seen by some as one of the common tactical and strategic operations of governments, particularly as a method of silencing those whose historical views are out of step with governmental or more popular views.
As two seminal quotations note:
"Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past." -- Inner Party member O'Brien in 1984;
"Every government is run by liars and nothing they say should be believed." -- I. F. Stone
"Thoughtcrime is the only crime that matters"'
I commit thought crimes
Docs after in oldspeak. Untruth, make-ups only. Make-ups make THOUGHTCRIME. Careful. Supervisor rank or not to read. this warn you. THOUGHTCRIME in docs after. SEXCRIME in docs after. Careful. If self excited, report. If other excited, report. Everything report. Withhold accurate report is INFOCRIME. This warn you. Are you authorised, if no stop read now! Make report! We know. Careful. Any resemblance, living or dead, is ungood. Make report. If fail make report, is INFOCRIME. Make report. If report made on failing to make report, this paradox. Paradox is LOGICRIME. So not do anything. Do not fail to do anything. This wrn you. Why you nervous? Was it you? We know. IMPORTANT: Do not read net sentence. This sentence for official inspect only. Now look. Now don't. Now look. Now don't. Careful. Everthing not banned compulsory. Everything not compulsory banned. Views expressed within not necessarily thos of publishers, editors, writers, characters. You did it. We know. This warn you.