Friday, April 21, 2023

There Are New Versions Today

It is chiefly to these pseudo-intellectuals that Communist Russia directs its appeal. It brings them the promise of membership in a ruling elite, the prospect of having a hand in the historical process, and, by its doctrinaire double-talk, provides them with a sense of weight and depth.

- Eric Hoffer, The Ordeal of Change (1952)

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