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Hitler and Mussolini rose to power in their own countries very largely because
they could grasp this fact and their opponents could not . Also , one must admit
that the divisions between nation and nation are founded on real differences of ...
But it was exactly this fact that they had trained themselves never to face . They
dealt with Fascism as the cavalry generals of 1914 dealt with the machine gun —
by ignoring it . After years of aggression and massacres , they had grasped only ...
And underlying this is the really important fact about so many of the English
intelligentsia — their severance from the common culture of the country . In
intention , at any rate , the English intelligentsia are Europeanized . They take
their cookery ...
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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