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1  Parsons was Winston's fellow-employee at the Ministry of Truth.
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2  He was a lonely ghost uttering a truth that nobody would ever hear.
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3  The past was erased, the erasure was forgotten, the lie became truth.
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4  The truth was that after years of gin-drinking he could barely taste it.
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5  But the truth was that he had no physical sensation, except that of mere contact.
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6  The words kept coming back to him, statement of a mystical truth and a palpable absurdity.
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7  The Ministry of Truth, which concerned itself with news, entertainment, education, and the fine arts.
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8  A kilometre away the Ministry of Truth, his place of work, towered vast and white above the grimy landscape.
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9  The Ministry of Truth contained, it was said, three thousand rooms above ground level, and corresponding ramifications below.
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10  At all times the Party is in possession of absolute truth, and clearly the absolute can never have been different from what it is now.
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11  The instant that the demonstration was over he went straight to the Ministry of Truth, though the time was now nearly twenty-three hours.
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12  Often she was ready to accept the official mythology, simply because the difference between truth and falsehood did not seem important to her.
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13  And if all others accepted the lie which the Party imposed--if all records told the same tale--then the lie passed into history and became truth.
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14  Occasionally, perhaps twice a week, he went to a dusty, forgotten-looking office in the Ministry of Truth and did a little work, or what was called work.
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15  The Ministry of Peace concerns itself with war, the Ministry of Truth with lies, the Ministry of Love with torture and the Ministry of Plenty with starvation.
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16  The sun had shifted round, and the myriad windows of the Ministry of Truth, with the light no longer shining on them, looked grim as the loopholes of a fortress.
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17  This day-to-day falsification of the past, carried out by the Ministry of Truth, is as necessary to the stability of the regime as the work of repression and espionage carried out by the Ministry of Love.
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18  In the Ministry of Truth, for example, the Records Department, in which Winston Smith worked, was called RECDEP, the Fiction Department was called FICDEP, the Teleprogrammes Department was called TELEDEP, and so on.
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19  And presently some master brain in the Inner Party would select this version or that, would re-edit it and set in motion the complex processes of cross-referencing that would be required, and then the chosen lie would pass into the permanent records and become truth.
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20  Thus, at one moment Winston's hatred was not turned against Goldstein at all, but, on the contrary, against Big Brother, the Party, and the Thought Police; and at such moments his heart went out to the lonely, derided heretic on the screen, sole guardian of truth and sanity in a world of lies.
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