Discuss George Bernard Shaw as a social thinker in his essay Freedom
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In George Bernard Shaw's essay on freedom, he puts forward his opinions on making people in society think more deeply about their commonly-held beliefs and motives. In it he discusses his need to make society less comfortable about its complacency by challenging their 'comfort zone' with his socio-political thinking. He put his thoughts into stories and plays - and added a bit of humor - the satire was on the people who were enjoying the works. He incorporated uncompromising comment as a social thinker on ideas such as the evil effects of social injustice and poverty,ideas that he saw in his diminshing social circumstances as a child in Dublin.In 1882 he attended a lecture in London by Henry George and was at once persuaded by it's sociological ethic to become a socialist. These are the thoughts which drive his unforgiving criticisms in his essay on Freedom.
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