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Socialism and the English Genius George Orwell Bernard R. Crick. and always
would be , the Burmans and others were in the power of Europeans , but that was
no excuse for imposing one's own culture on them , in fact treating them like dirt .
But it was exactly this fact that they had trained themselves never to face . They
dealt with Fascism as the cavalry generals of 1914 dealt with the machine - guns
- by ignoring it . After years of aggression and massacres , they had grasped only
Even the elementary fact that Fascism must not offend national sentiment had
escaped him . His entire movement was imitated slavishly from abroad , the
uniform and the party programme from Italy and the salute from Germany , with
the Jew ...
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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