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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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George Orwell

imaginative British writer concerned with social justice (1903-1950)

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    porque el hombre ordinario es pasivo. dentro de un círculo estrecho (la vida en el hogar, y quizás los sindicatos o la política local) se siente dueño de su destino, pero frente a los principales acontecimientos, es tan impotente como contra los elementos. lejos de esforzarse por influir en el futuro, simplemente se acuesta y deja que las cosas le sucedan.

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