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Orwell on Hayek – “Why Orwell Matters” – Christopher Hitchens

July 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Conservative Politics, Democracy, Electoralism, Extremism, Ideology, Means and Ends, Politics, Progressive Politics, Socialism

“In the negative part of Professor Hayek’s thesis there is a great deal of truth. It cannot be said too often — at any rate, it is not being said nearly often enough — that collectivism is not inherently democratic, but, on the contrary, gives to a tyrannical minority such powers as the Spanish Inquisitors never dreamed of.”


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