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#1. For the past 15 years or so, British governments have tried to persuade the rest of us that the best judges of the national interest are ... businessmen. This may be a ridiculous statement, but
ominously
fewer and fewer people laugh at it. - Author: Neal Ascherson
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#2. On the Black Sea, my father saw it begin. And on the Black Sea, seventy years on, I saw the beginning of its end. - Author: Neal Ascherson
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#3. I went into journalism in a grandiose way. I thought maybe I'd do a little journalism whilst I write the great novel of all time you see
one has to keep oneself afloat. - Author: Neal Ascherson
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#4. The way that words mutate reminds me of fashions in music. The word
the note
is a constant. But the setting and chord in which it occurs alters with the mood of a nation from major to minor, from the assertive to the mournful and foreboding. - Author: Neal Ascherson
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#5. I think England has been in the long-term damaged by Britishness. - Author: Neal Ascherson
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#6. Darwinism did not strip meaning from the world but intensified it, 'by identifying it in as many aspects of life as possible'. - Author: Neal Ascherson
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#7. Who invented political tolerance? The English invented it, it's something which has taken roots with some difficulty in Scottish politics. - Author: Neal Ascherson
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#8. I'm always interested in debunking myths if they are untrue. But it's also important to identify myths and how they function, what value they may have. - Author: Neal Ascherson
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#9. Broadly speaking, most people lived their lives in a kind of unwilling conformity. The thing was that they were offered, as time went by, various kinds of freedom, most of which were sort of dummy freedoms somehow. - Author: Neal Ascherson
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#10. I am always fascinated when people talk about 'the forging of a nation'. Most nations are forgeries, perpetrated in the last century or so. - Author: Neal Ascherson
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