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The Futility of Searching for Perfection in Politics – “Arthur Koestler” from “Fifty Orwell Essays” – George Orwell

November 10th, 2011 · No Comments · Communism, Economics, Extremism, Ideology, Policy, Politics, Progressive Politics, Socialism

Perhaps, however, whether desirable or not, it isn’t possible. Perhaps some degree of suffering is ineradicable from human life, perhaps the choice before man is always a choice of evils, perhaps even the aim of Socialism is not to make the world perfect but to make it better.

Orwell was a consistent advocate of incrementalism…

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