[ExI] 1984

spike spike66 at att.net
Wed Jan 27 16:27:40 UTC 2010


> ...On Behalf Of Stefano Vaj
> What is especially curious, and indeed quite sadistic, in the 
> 1984 ideology is that in that context suffering is the only 
> conceivable parameter of the party's influence, since, as 
> O'Brien says "if something is pleasurable, one might be doing 
> it simply out of its own interest/will" ... Stefano Vaj

Ja.  The goal would be a political party such that pleasure is the only
conceivable paramater of the party's influence.


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