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And he actually believed , during the time he was writing this book , that the
Home Guard should and could become a revolutionary popular army . This belief
was eccentric , but he wrote notes for lectures on guerrilla warfare and on the
Orwell genuinely believed , no mere platitude or rhetoric this , in the innate '
decency ' ( the word he is fond of ) of ordinary people . True values are not to be
created nor old values ' transfigured by the revolution , or in a new revolutionary ...
It has been a tradition that has stressed the importance of ethical commitment ,
social justice and personal example , and has believed more ( though it can be a
matter of relative emphasis rather than absolute dichotomy ) in the possibility and
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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