3. “In the end the Party would announce that two and two made five, and you would have to believe it. It was inevitable that they should make that claim sooner or later: the logic of their position demanded it. Not merely the validity of experience, but the very existence of external reality was tacitly denied by their philosophy.” Pg 80
This quote describes how easily the party has the ability to manipulate the human mind. The most illogical things are believed if the party says so. Winston believes that the mind controls the universe, and if the party controls society’s minds, then the party controls the universe.