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3) I loathe Lenin and his contempt for humanity

From Lenin, a biography by Victor Sebestyen: Later in 1905, Moscow workers went on strike. Soldiers from the crack Semenovsky Guards were sent to force them back to work. They surrounded the militants in a working-class district of the city, … Continue reading

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2) I loathe Lenin, the vivisectionist

From the chapter “Language, Truth and Logic,” in Lenin, a biography by Victor Sebestyen, Lenin’s debating technique before the revolution: Those who disagreed with him were ‘scoundrels’, ‘philistines’, ‘cretins’, ‘filthy scum’, ‘whores’, ‘class traitors’, ‘silly old maids’, ‘windbags’ (one of … Continue reading

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1) I loathe Lenin. Here is why

It’s been sitting on my desk for a few weeks now, the great biography of Lenin by Victor Sebesteyn, to which I’ve referred numerous times. The reason it’s there? Because I see many Post-Its in turquoise and neon green sticking … Continue reading

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