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This vein of political ignorance runs right through English official life , through
Cabinet ministers , ambassadors , consuls , judges , magistrates , policemen .
The policeman who arrests the ' red ' does not understand the theories the ' red '
It is a civilization in which children grow up with an intimate knowledge of
magnetoes and in complete ignorance of the Bible . To that civilization belong the
people who are most at home in and most definitely of the modern world , the ...
Obviously the snobbishness and political ignorance of people like airmen and
naval officers will be a very great difficulty . But without those airmen , destroyer
commanders , etc . etc . we could not survive for a week . The only approach to
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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