Sanity is not statistical.
Whether the British ruling class are wicked or merely stupid is one of the most difficult questions of our time, and at certain moments a very important question.
It is a curious fact that the lure of a "good investment" seems to haunt clergymen more persistently than any other class of man. Perhaps it is the modern equivalent of the demons in female shape who used to haunt the anchorites of the Dark Ages.
I saw newspaper reports which did not bear any relation to the facts.
For how could you establish even the most obvious fact when there existed no record outside your own memory?
We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier weapon than the machine-gun.