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Even the intelligentsia have only accepted it in theory . An illusion can become a
half - truth , a mask can alter the expression of a face . The familiar arguments to
the effect that democracy is just the same as ' or ' just as bad as ' totalitarianism ...
Right through our national life we have got to fight against privilege , against the
notion that a half - witted public - schoolboy is better for command than an
intelligent mechanic . Although there are gifted and honest individuals among
The Spanish people were defeated , but the things they learned during those two
and a half memorable years will one day come back upon the Spanish Fascists
like a boomerang . A piece of Shakespearean bombast was much quoted at 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