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more confidence in their ability to manage the affairs of the family for themselves ;
and better for socialist intellectuals to give up vague talk of ' new values ' for a '
new age ' and to look under their noses at the actual values held by the common
But they will want some kind of proof that a better life is ahead for themselves and
their children . The one sure earnest of that is that when they are taxed and
overworked they shall see that the rich are being hit even harder . And if the rich ...
But in a sense it is irrelevant whether democracy , at its highest or at its lowest , is
better than totalitarianism . To decide that one would have to have access to
absolute standards . The only question that matters is where one's real
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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