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all animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others

all animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others in Culture

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A proclamation by the pigs who control the government in the novel Animal Farm, by George Orwell. The sentence is a comment on the hypocrisy of governments that proclaim the absolute equality of their citizens but give power and privileges to a small elite.

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