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Pottering towards the new socialist state

Roger Scruton on the impact of Harry Potter on our world view. 'People are starting to live in a kind of cyber-Hogwarts', a world where you believe what you want will be provided.

Roger Scruton looks at the impact of Harry Potter on our world view.

"People are starting to live in a kind of cyber-Hogwarts", he says, "a fantasy world in which goods are simply obtained by needing them, and then asking some future Prime Minister to wave the magic wand".

Producer: Adele Armstrong.

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