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You Want the Truth?? – “Rudyard Kipling” from “Fifty Orwell Essays” – George Orwell

November 4th, 2011 · No Comments · Civilisation, Colonialism, History, Means and Ends, Politics, Security Policy

(Kipling) sees clearly that men can only be highly civilized while other men, inevitably less civilized, are there to guard and feed them.

Again, it’s Orwell’s ruthless realism that sets him apart from other progressive writers. Particularly progressive writers of his time.

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