palimpsest

palimpsest

Day by day and almost minute by minute the past was brought up to date. In this way every prediction made by the Party could be shown by documentary evidence to have been correct, nor was any item of news, or any expression of opinion, which conflicted with the needs of the moment, ever allowed to remain on record. All history was a palimpsest, scraped clean and reinscribed exactly as often as was necessary. — 1984, George Orwell
Deleting History: Why Governments Demand Google Censor the Truth (2011-03-11) By Lauren Weinstein. @ Source lauren.vortex.com

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