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The (1984) Chicago Bears: Beneath the Newspeak

Published by on January 6, 2010
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

"It's a beautiful thing, the destruction of words."

This passage from George Orwell's 1984 is one that every Chicago Bears fan should consider while digesting the latest propaganda being dispensed by the folks at Halas Hall.

For those unfamiliar with Orwell's novel, the phrase refers to something called Newspeak, a language conceived in order to suppress all capacity for individual thought, reason and emotion.

The Bears organization may not be so sinister nor despotic as 1984 's totalitarian regime, but its eagerness to maintain the appearance of stability by controlling the usage of language is no less opaque. To put it simply, your Bears are lying to you.

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