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And what was true of the official world was true also of the commercial . The great monopoly companies swallowed up hosts of petty traders . Instead of going out to trade adventurously in the Indies one went to an office stool in Bombay ...
But in reality , whatever may be true about democracy and totalitarianism , it is not true that they are the same . It would not be true , even if British democracy were incapable of evolving beyond its present stage .
This sounds like a piece of claptrap , but it is strictly true . The defeat of 1870 did not lessen the world - influence of France . The Third Republic had more influence , intellectually , than the France of Napoleon III .
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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