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Yet we speak of “ France ” and “ the French " recognizing France as an entity , a
single civilization , which in fact it is . So also with ourselves . Looked at from the
outside , even the cockney and the Yorkshireman have a strong family ...
It is a civilization in which children grow up with an intimate knowledge of
magnetoes and in complete ignorance of the Bible . To that civilization belong the
people who are most at home in and most definitely of the modern world , the ...
even bottom , but it will still bear all over it the unmistakable marks of our own
civilization , the peculiar civilization which I discussed earlier in this book . It will
not be doctrinaire , nor logical . It will abolish the House of Lords , but quite
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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