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remnant 45: “The real objective of Socialism is human brotherhood”

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George Orwell (1943), “Why Socialists Don’t believe in Fun”:

Socialist objective

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December 25, 2013 at 2:44 pm

remnant 34: Orwell “loved his country and its working people”

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All of which brings us back to Orwell. He didn’t think much of the king and queen. But he loved his country and its working people. He was a socialist but in a pragmatic way, hoping that the conditions of the poor and powerless would be improved. But most importantly, he opposed abstractions of every kind: fascism, Communism and nationalism. He recognized that Americanism was a term that easily could be exploited for totalitarian ends.

Living the Orwellian LifeKathleen Sharp (Truthout)

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October 13, 2013 at 12:12 pm

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