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its deja vu all over again

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Submitted by david g (United States), Mar 8, 2007 at 18:30

arabs invented zero,

In his own schooldays, Winston remembered, in the late fifties, it was only the helicopter that the Party claimed to have invented; a dozen years later, when Julia was at school, it was already claiming the aeroplane; one generation more, and it would be claiming the steam engine.)

Mr. Orwell, please come back.

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