In the world of Nineteen Eighty Four, Goldstein; the subject of Hate, has set the foundation of the Party.
He clarifies many facts. Explains the reality the people experience. He gives ‘why’.
He notes that the scientist of today is a mixture of psychologist and inquisitor, studying facial expressions, gestures, and tones of voice, testing truth-producing effects of drugs, shock therapy, hypnosis, and physical torture.
If not a psychologist, the scientist is chemist, physicist, or biologist concerned only with the taking of life whether by weapons or biological warfare.
However, there is no real point as none of the super powers will ever gain a significant lead on others.