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Socialism and the English Genius George Orwell Bernard R. Crick. The power -
worship which is the new religion of Europe , and which has infected the English
intelligentsia , has never touched the common people . They have never caught ...
This is perhaps another way of saying that the English are outside the European
culture . For there is one art in which ... Except for Shakespeare , the best English
poets are barely known in Europe , even as names . The only poets who are ...
Strategically it would be possible for this war to end with Hitler in secure
possession of Europe , and with the British Empire intact and British seapower
barely affected . But ideologically it is not possible ; were Hitler to make an offer
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It seems harsh to criticise George Orwell's optimism when he implies that socialism has become inevitable: he was writing in 1941, I thought so in 1980. Sadly, Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher and ... Read full review