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What English people of nearly all classes loathe from the bottom of their hearts is
the swaggering officer type , the jingle of spurs ... So deep does this feeling go
that for a hundred years past the officers of the British Army , in peace - time ,
Obviously the snobbishness and political ignorance of people like airmen and
naval officers will be a very great difficulty . But without those airmen , destroyer
commanders , etc . , etc . , we could not survive for a week . The only approach to
work of experts ( engineers , forest officers , railwaymen , soldiers , doctors ) who
are predominantly English and could not be replaced within five or ten years .
Moreover , English is the chief lingua franca and nearly the whole of the Indian ...
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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