Results 1-3 of 6
In an Empire that was simply stagnant , neither being developed nor falling to
pieces , and in an England ruled by people whose chief asset was their stupidity ,
to be “ clever " was to be suspect . If you had the kind of brain that could ...
For at least eighty years England has artificially prevented the development of
India , partly from fear of trade competition if Indian industries were too highly
developed , partly because backward peoples are more easily governed than
Another twenty years along the present line of development , and India will be a
peasant republic linked with England ... we simply hand over our own victims to
new masters who come fresh to the job and have not developed any scruples .
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - the.ken.petersen - LibraryThing
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