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  • The first and simplest stage in the discipline, which can be taught even to young children, is called, in Newspeak, crimestop.

    Nineteen Eighty-Four

  • But in any case an elaborate mental training, undergone in childhood and grouping itself round the Newspeak words crimestop, blackwhite, and doublethink, makes him unwilling and unable to think too deeply on any subject whatever.

    Nineteen Eighty-Four

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  • To the end of suppressing any unorthodoxy, the [ruling] Party inculcates self-deceptive habits of mind to the inner and outer members, thus crimestop ( "preventive stupidity") halts thinking at the threshold of politically-dangerous thought.

    Seth's blog

  • It sure sounds like Newman is trying to encourage the practice of crimestop to me.

    Evolution News & Views

  • As we’ve seen from the quality of some of these comments, much of what passes for “teacher training” today consists of inculcation of what Newspeak calls “crimestop.”

    Matthew Yglesias » Getting to Effectiveness

  • 51 The court went on to say, "[w] e would expect that someone at SEPTA would be able to explain how i bt decided which crimestop lace into each categor, how the 7-year numberas selected, and why SEPTA thought a - lifetime ban was appropriate for a crime t ke simplce assault." without any rebuttal evidence from El, the court had little choice but to uphold the trial co

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  • "The faculty of stopping short, as though by instinct, at the threshold of any dangerous thought. It includes the power of not grasping analogies, of failing to perceive logical errors, of misunderstanding the simplest arguments if they are inimical to Ingsoc, and of being bored or repelled by any train of thought which is capable of leading in a heretical direction. In short....protective stupidity."

    October 14, 2008