How Truth Slips Down The Memory Hole
Date Written: 2007-07-26
Year Published: 2007
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX14501
John Pilger, applies to current events Orwell's description in '1984' of how the Ministry of Truth consigned embarrassing truth to a memory hole. He highlights the killing of a Palestinian cameraman by the Israelis as an example of how "we" are trained to look on the rest of the world as quite unlike ourselves: useful or expendable.