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George Orwell
Passivity
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For the ordinary man is passive. Within a narrow circle (home life,
and perhaps the trade unions or local politics) he feels himself
master of his fate, but against major events he is as helpless
as against the elements. So far from endeavouring to influence
the future, he simply lies down and lets things happen to him.
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