What is the political statement that emerges from Major's dream in "Animal Farm"?

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There are two immediate political statements that emerge from Old Major's dream. The first is a song he teaches the animals called "Beasts of England". It becomes a sort of national anthem fof the revolution. Secondly, Napoleon and Snowball codify Old Major's thoughts into the political philosophy called "animalism". At the core of animalism are the Seven commandments which begin "Whatever goes upon two legs is an enemy." Gradually these commandments will change as the leadership of the farm changes.