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3 Facts About the Thought Police

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In the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, by George Orwell, the Thought Police are the secret police of the superstate, Oceania, who are charged with uncovering and punishing "thoughtcrime" and thought-criminals.

Nineteen Eighty-Four, often published as 1984, is a dystopian novel by English author George Orwell published in 1949.

Eric Arthur Blair, who used the pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic.

Secret police are intelligence services or police and law enforcement agencies which operate in secrecy.

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The Thinkpol use psychological methods and omnipresent surveillance to search, find, monitor, and arrest citizens of Oceania who would challenge the status quo — the authority of the Party and of Big Brother — even if only with a thought.

Surveillance is the monitoring of the behavior, activities, or other changing information, usually of people for the purpose of influencing, managing, directing, or protecting them.

Status quo is a Latin phrase meaning the existing state of affairs, particularly with regards to social or political issues.

Even science is under attack by the Thought Police by Rebel Media

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George Orwell’s concept of “thought policing” derived from his “power of facing unpleasant facts”, in his criticism of society’s prevailing ideas — which often placed him in conflict with other people and their “smelly little orthodoxies”.

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