Sunday, June 10, 2018

An honest man …

 The Intimate Orwell | by Simon Leys | The New York Review of Books. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

In the end, Orwell seems to have essentially reverted to his original position of “Tory Anarchist.” In a letter to Malcolm Muggeridge, there is a statement that seems to me of fundamental importance: “The real division is not between conservatives and revolutionaries but between authoritarians and libertarians.”

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