Empire Socialism Part 3

Francis Fish
3 min readMar 13, 2021

Cognitive dissonance

In Orwell’s 1984 he introduced the concept of double think. Which is the ability to sincerely believe contradictory ideas depending on the context they are needed. It’s actually easy to do this as a human being, people use light switches and medical science while holding to beliefs that are in sharp contradiction to these modern gadgets. As an example of this women are denied free and usable materials to help with period pain because some made up ancient ate an apple in a book and it was a bad thing so women must be punished forever. It’s easy to hold…

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