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what age they are living in or what enemy they are fighting . Nothing was more
desolating at the beginning of this war than the way in which the whole of the
older generation conspired to pretend that it was the war of 1914-18 over again .
time - look abroad for your inspiration , get someone else to do your fighting for
you . Underneath it lies the frightful inferiority complex of the English intellectual ,
the belief that the English are no longer a martial race , no longer capable of ...
If the thing we are fighting for is altogether destroyed , it will have been destroyed
partly by our own act . It could happen that England should introduce the
beginnings of Socialism , turn this war into a revolutionary war , and still be
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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