George Orwell: More equal than others

“All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others.”

– George Orwell.

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George Orwell: Accept, grudgingly and suspiciously

“The machine has got to be accepted, but it is probably better to accept it rather as one accepts a drug — that is, grudgingly and suspiciously. Like a drug, the machine is useful, dangerous, and habit-forming. The oftener one surrenders to it the tighter its grip becomes.”

—George Orwell, novelist (1903-1950).