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... but it is far likelier that he was merely a stupid old man doing his best according
to his very dim lights . It is difficult otherwise to explain the contradictions of his
policy , his failure to grasp any of the courses that were England Your England 51
Socialism and the English Genius George Orwell Bernard R. Crick. his failure to
grasp any of the courses that were open to him . Like the mass of the people , he
did not want to pay the price either of peace or of war . And public opinion was ...
Even when they had begun to grasp that Fascism was dangerous , its essentially
revolutionary nature , the huge military effort it was capable of making , the sort of
tactics it would use , were quite beyond their comprehension . At the time of 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