It’s Really Complicated to Make Things Simple

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In Down and Out in Paris in London, George Orwell writes about being dirt-poor.

He says:

It is altogether curious, your first contact with poverty. You have thought so much about poverty — it is the thing you have feared all your life, the thing you knew would happen to you sooner or later; and it is all so utterly and prosaically different. You thought it