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People accept them ( and Dartmoor , and Borstal ) almost as they accept the
weather . They are part of “ the law " , which is assumed to be unalterable . Here
one comes upon an all - important English trait : the respect for constitutionalism
you genuinely accept that case ? Are you willing to submit to Hitler's rule ? Do
you want to see England conquered , or don't you ? ” It would be better to be sure
on that point before frivolously siding with the enemy . For there is no such thing ...
Hitler said once that to accept defeat destroys the soul of a nation . This sounds
like a piece of ... But the sort of peace that Pétain , Laval & Co. have accepted can
only be purchased by deliberately wiping out the national culture . The Vichy ...
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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