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Quotes of the week.

This week I came across three quotes which stick stick in my mind. The first two are from George Orwell’s novel ‘Burmese Days’ which I am re reading after twenty + years, and the third is from Peter Hitchens’s Mail on Sunday Blog. They’re connected only tenuously.

 

The British Empire is simply a device for giving trade monopolies to the English, or  rather gangs of Jews and Scotchmen.

Booze as the cement of Empire

But in the schools, the universities and most of the public sector, the wild Marxist Cultural Revolution quietly continues its long march through the institutions.

 

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  1. May 16, 2017 at 4:02 pm

    Orwell had a way with words – being uncomfortably aware of the stark contrasts between capitalism and communism. I can’t remember which famous politician it was who said if you showed him a leftie at 18, he’d show you a tory at 40. It’s the way of the world – and academics naturally seek utopia based on equality and the liberal distribution of other people’s wealth; but don’t ask them to accept the minimum wage.

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