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Just because patriotism is all but universal and not even the rich are
uninfluenced by it , there can come moments when the whole nation suddenly
swings together and does the same thing , like a herd of cattle facing a wolf .
There was such a ...
Not at all , merely that it will tell them to do the same thing . In the 1931 General
Election , for instance , we all did the wrong thing in perfect unison . We were as
single - minded as the Gadarene swine . But I honestly doubt whether we can say
But things had not gone that distance in England . Politicians who ... One thing
that has always shown that the English ruling class are morally fairly sound , is
that in time of war they are ready enough to get themselves killed . Several dukes
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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