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Almost certainly the main reason why the Spanish Republic could keep up the
fight for two and a half years against impossible odds was that there were no
gross contrasts of wealth . The people suffered horribly THE LION AND THE ...
But there is no reason why ten to one should not be the maximum normal
variation . And within those limits some sense of equality is possible . A man with
£ 3 a week and a man with £ 1,500 a year can feel themselves fellow - creatures
... the belief that the English are no longer a martial race , no longer capable of
enduring . In truth there is no reason to think that anyone will do our fighting for us
yet awhile , except the Chinese , who have been doing it for three years already .
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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