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Everyone believes in his heart that the law can be , ought to be , and , on the
whole , will be impartially administered . The totalitarian idea that there is no such
thing as law , there is only power , has never taken root . Even the intelligentsia ...
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 . All the old duds were back on the job , twenty years older , with ...
It would have had to hand over the administration of India and Africa and the
whole job of imperial defence to men drawn from a different class and
traditionally hostile to Socialism . Overshadowing everything the doubt whether a
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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