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It had to stand for the independence ” of India , just as it had to stand for
disarmament and “ progress generally . Nevertheless everyone was aware that
this was nonsense . In the age of the tank and the bombing plane , backward
The moment that England ceased to stand towards India in the relation of an
exploiter , the balance of forces would be altered . No need then for the British to
flatter the ridiculous Indian princes , with their gilded elephants and cardboard ...
... democracy ” , standing still . Nothing ever stands still . We must add to our
heritage or 126 THE LION AND THE UNICORN.
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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