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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 never take account of this fact . All such arguments ...
Public education in England has been meanly starved of money , but it has
nevertheless improved , largely owing to the devoted efforts of the teachers , and
the habit of reading has become enormously more widespread . To an increasing
Labour Party politics had become a variant of Conservatism , “ revolutionary ”
politics had become a game of make - believe . Now , however , the
circumstances have changed , the drowsy years have ended . Being a Socialist
no 72 THE LION ...
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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