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Ideological Dogma and Quality of Writing – “Writers and Leviathan” from “Fifty Orwell Essays” – George Orwell

November 15th, 2011 · No Comments · Complexity, Ideology, Politics, Writing

In every such case there is a conclusion which is perfectly plain but which can only be drawn if one is privately disloyal to the official ideology. The normal response is to push the question, unanswered, into a corner of one’s mind, and then continue repeating contradictory catchwords.

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