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... into accurate copies of themselves . The wealthy ship - owner or cotton - miller
set up for himself an alibi as a country gentlemen , while his sons learned the
right mannerisms at public schools which had been designed for just that
After all , they belonged to a class with a certain tradition , they had been to public
schools where the duty of dying for your country , if necessary , is laid down as
the first and greatest of the Commandments . They had to feel themselves true ...
At the moment we are not in a position to raise the school - leaving age or
increase the teaching staffs of the Elementary Schools . But there are certain
immediate steps that we could take towards a democratic educational system .
We could ...
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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