The Ministry of Peace concerns itself with war, the Ministry of Truth with lies, the Ministry of Love with torture and the Ministry of Plenty with starvation. These contradictions are not accidental, nor do they result from from ordinary hypocrisy: they are deliberate exercises in doublethink.

George Orwell

1984. Part 2, Chapter 9. Winston reading from Emmanuel Goldstein’s book The Theory and Practice of Oligarchical Collectivism.