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Several dukes , earls and what - not were killed in the recent campaign in Flanders . That could not happen if these people were the cynical scoundrels that they are sometimes declared to be . It is important not to misunderstand their ...
If you had the kind of brain that could understand the poems of T. S. Eliot or the theories of Karl Marx , the higher - ups would see to it that you were kept out of any important job . The intellectuals could find a function for ...
And underlying this is the really important fact about so many of the English intelligentsia — their severance from the common culture of the country . In intention , at any rate , the English intelligentsia are Europeanized .
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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