martes, 4 de septiembre de 2007

Ignorance is strength

At the Ministry of Truth: "It was therefore necessary to rewrite a paragraph of Big Brother's speech, in such a way as to make him predict the thing that had actually happened"

"It was never stated or implied that an act of forgery was to be committed: always the reference was to slips, errors, misprints or misquotations which it was necessary to put right in the interest of accuracy."

"The Ministry of Plenty's forecast had estimated the output of boots for the quarter at 145 million pairs. The actual output was given as 62 million. Winston, however, in re-writing the forecast, marked the figure down to 57 million, so as to allow for the usual claim that the quota had been over-fulfilled."

2 comentarios:

Ana C. dijo...

¿Otra golondrina que no hace verano?

cansarnoso dijo...

en realidad, fue una velada con la princesa serendib

catarsis de algunas calenturas cotidianas, y en la pc de mi hijo, que tenía 1984 en inglés arriba del escritorio

p.d. ¿al danés también lo retás así?