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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: Thought marked by the acceptance of gross contradictions and falsehoods, especially when used as a technique of self-indoctrination.
Double + think, coined by George Orwell in his novel "1984" (1949).
"The cases for structural reform involve doublethink, Krugman said.
The real and ostensible reasons are not the same."
Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not. -Thomas Henry Huxley, biologist (1825-1895)
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