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It is clear that the special position of the English intellectuals during the past ten
years , as purely negative creatures , mere anti - Blimps , was a by - product of
ruling - class stupidity . Society could not use them , and they had not got it in
catchy. tune. –. nothing. like. La. Marseillaise. or. La. Cucuracha. ,. for instance .
When a Socialist movement native to England appears , the Marxists , like all
others with a vested interest in the past , will be its bitter ...
During the past twenty years the negative , fainéant outlook which has been
fashionable among English left - wingers , the sniggering of the intellectuals at
patriotism and physical courage , the persistent effort to chip away English
morale and ...
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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