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... the intelligentsia have only accepted it in theory . An illusion can become a half
- truth , a mask can alter the expression of a face . The familiar arguments to the
effect that democracy is “ just the same as ” or “ 23 ENGLAND YOUR ENGLAND.
But until some deep change has occurred in the public mind , it cannot become
completely corrupt . You do not arrive at the polling booth to find men with
revolvers telling you which way to vote , nor are the votes miscounted , nor is
there any ...
and becomes a sort of coupon or rationticket , issued in sufficient quantities to
buy up such consumption - goods as may be available at the moment . However ,
it has become clear in the last few years that “ common ownership of the means
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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