The ideology and ruling political party of Oceania in novel 1984. A newspeak word for "English Socialism". Ingsoc is described as very totalitarian. Its leader is Big Brother.

Oldthinkers unbellyfeel IngSoc. Which is to say as oldthinkers we cannot understand IngSoc in its fullness. Grok is maybe a better word than understand, but it still isn't right, see the definition of bellyfeel. To truly understand it you must think in newspeak and use doublethink. But we can understand some of it. Ingsoc is about power and control. It does not fool it's leaders into thinking they are doing anything for the benefit of the common man. They are purely acquiring and maintaining power. Power is maintained in the members of Oceania through fear, the liberal use of torture, and constant warring.

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