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It is a land of snobbery and privilege , ruled largely by the old and silly . But in any
calculation about it one has got to take into account its emotional unity , the
tendency of nearly all its inhabitants to feel alike and act together in moments of ...
Yet at the moment of writing it is still possible to speak of a ruling class . Like the
knife which has had two new blades and three new handles , the upper fringe of
English society is still almost what it was in the mid - nineteenth century .
But the navy is only partially , and the Air Force hardly at all , within the ruling -
class orbit . It must be admitted that so long as things were peaceful the methods
of the British ruling class served them well enough . Their own people manifestly
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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