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A bombing plane , for instance , is equivalent in price to fifty small motor cars , or
eight thousand pairs of silk stockings , or a million loaves of bread . Clearly you
can't have many bombing planes without * lowering the national standard of life .
... lack of amusements , prolonged bombing . It cannot but lower the general
standard of living , because the essential act of war is to manufacture armaments
instead of consumable goods . The working class will have to suffer terrible
But it cannot arise when we have once introduced a reasonable degree of social
justice . The lady in the Rolls - Royce car is more damaging to morale than a fleet
of Goering's bombing planes . PART THREE : The English Revolution I | I The ...
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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