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  1. clockwork orangenoun

    A person or organism with a mechanistic morality or lack of free will.

    Etymology: From the novel A Clockwork Orange (1962) by Anthony Burgess, in which the main character is programmed to be incapable of antisocial behavior.

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  1. Clockwork Orange

    Clockwork Orange is the name of the secret British security services project which was alleged to have involved a right-wing smear campaign against British politicians from 1974 to 1975. The black propaganda led Prime Minister Harold Wilson to fear that the security services were staging a coup d'etat. The project was undertaken by members of the British intelligence services and the British Army press office in Northern Ireland, whose job also included routine public relations work and placing disinformation stories in the press, as part of a psychological warfare operation against the Provisional Irish Republican Army. One of the project's members, Colin Wallace, who was the press officer at the Army Headquarters in Northern Ireland, also claims that in 1973, after MI5 became the primary intelligence service in Northern Ireland, the project began giving briefings to foreign journalists against members of Harold Wilson's government. These briefings included distributing forged documents in an attempt to show that the victims were communists or Irish republican sympathisers leading a campaign to destabilise Northern Ireland or were taking bribes. After his resignation, Prime Minister Harold Wilson claimed that he was the target of a planned military coup. He also denounced a campaign to smear him staged by members of MI5.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clockwork orange in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clockwork orange in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  1. Tony Visconti:

    He also took some words from A Clockwork Orange, the lyrics are wacky, but a lot of British people, especially Londoners, will get every word.

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