That which we know to be true is inadmissable

Screen Shot 2016-09-04 at 07.38.23Political correctness, writes Dalrymple, is the way

inconvenient truths, no matter how obvious, may be overcome by a change of locution. We must say what we do not believe, which has the advantage that there is no better way of undermining probity. People must say what they know to be untrue but which they must strive to believe; for a population without probity can be easily moulded into that perfect virtue that will lead to the heaven on earth of total liberation.

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