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Solzhenitsyn: “Bolshevism was the greatest human slaughter of all time."

“You must understand. The leading Bolsheviks who took over Russia were not Russians. They hated Russians. They hated Christians. Driven by ethnic hatred they tortured and slaughtered millions of Russians without a shred of human remorse. 90 more words

Politics/Current Events

Inktober day 2 - divided

For this theme I went with a somewhat conjoined twins theme.

Yes I’m back, briefly though, and I am doing Inktober.

I want to let you know that I will be soon moving to a new website, and creating a lot of awesome content.  8 more words

Illustrations

Cancer Ward by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1967)

“If I were asked today to formulate as concisely as possible the main cause of the ruinous revolution that swallowed up some 60 million of our people, I could not put it more accurately than to repeat: “Men have forgotten God; that is why this has happened.” 1,100 more words

Literature

Quote of the Day

It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes. It may even lie on the surface; but we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions — especially selfish ones.

—Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Philosophy

Quote on evil by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

A quote on evil by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn is the topic of this blog post.

“In keeping silent about evil, in burying it so deep within us that no sign of it appears on the surface, we are implanting it, and it will rise up a thousand fold in the future. 161 more words

Useful Quotations

Selective Memory

Last Friday Michael Press published a blog post partly in response to issues raised in my recent post on the erosion of national monopolies on cultural heritage and the concept of universal or global heritage. 1,889 more words

Antiquities Preservation

Quote of the Day

Justice is conscience, not a personal conscience but the conscience of the whole of humanity. Those who clearly recognize the voice of their own conscience usually recognize also the voice of justice.

—Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Philosophy