From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
Thoughtcrime: A term associated with George Orwell's dystopia Nineteen Eighty-Four, it is the formation of a "dangerous thought" -- not necessarily communicating it or acting upon it; in an extreme totalitarian state, he who can form such a thought is automatically an enemy of the state
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- George Orwell : (1903-50) Pen name of Eric Arthur Blair, a British novelist best known for his political works Animal Farm and 1984.
- Tokubetsu Koto Keisatu : Translated variously as "Special Higher Police" or "Thought Police", a civilian security organization of pre-1945 Japanese Naimusho (loosely translated "Home Ministry"), distinct from the military kempetai, Civilian Spy Service, or naval and military intelligence; focused on subversion, especially left-wing