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Socialism and the English Genius George Orwell. Empire , for instance — is
bound up with this . Also , in moments of supreme crisis the whole nation can
suddenly draw together and act upon a species of instinct , really a code of
The sole result was that they brought back a hatred of all Europeans , except the
Germans , whose courage they admired . In four years on French soil they did not
even acquire a liking for wine . The insularity of the English , their refusal to take ...
Socialism and the English Genius George Orwell. querulous attitude , their
complete lack at all times of any constructive suggestion . There is little in them
except the irresponsible carping of people who have never been and never
expect to be ...
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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