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Remarks like “ They can ' t run me in ; I haven ' t done anything wrong " , or “ They
can ' t do that ; it ' s against the law ” , are part of the atmosphere of England . The
professed enemies of society have this feeling as strongly as anyone else .
Hitler will at any rate go down in history as the man who made the City of London
laugh on the wrong side of its face . For the first time in their lives the comfortable
were uncomfortable , the professional optimists had to admit that there was ...
England is a family with the wrong members in control . Almost entirely we are
governed by the rich , and by people who step into positions of command by right
of birth . Few if any of these people are consciously treacherous , some of them ...
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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