The Deceptive Language Game Played by Politics and Government

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“Language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.” George Orwell’s quote from his book: “Politics and the English Language”, points now more than ever, of what has become a serious dilemma within our society: the corruption of honesty, and the curbing of clear thinking which is achieved through the use of subliminal images and deceptive language in order to support the agendas of multi-billion dollar corporations own hidden agendas. Running the news is not an old game in any part of the world, but things are becoming uncontrollable and are getting out of hand. There has never been as outright nonsense and illusion as there is today. Lies are being stated as indisputable fact and through endless repetition, they become conventional wisdom. High up officials are now shaping reality as how they like it to be, and honest thinking cannot survive in this climate of ridiculous facts and deception.
Yet the most sinister part of it is not the elusiveness and treachery coming from government, it is the amount of self-deception and self-delusion that is already existing within government,
This is not in any way new to our world, even though it has reached a new level in this day and age. You do not even have to look back to ancient times for these things, one must only look back a short period. Vietnam is a prime example of how people were influenced by technical language, images, and euphemisms in order
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