Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.

George Orwell

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Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), better known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist, and critic. His work is characterised by lucid prose, social criticism, opposition to totalitarianism, and support of democratic socialism.Orwell produced literary criticism, poetry, fiction and polemical...

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