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Yes, There Are Men in This Terrible World Who are Guilty – “Life and Fate” – Vasily Grossman

April 9th, 2012 · Comments Off on Yes, There Are Men in This Terrible World Who are Guilty – “Life and Fate” – Vasily Grossman · Genocide, Human Rights, Humanism, Morality, Philosophy, Totalitarianism

There is divine judgement, there is the judgement of a State and the judgement of society, but there is one supreme judgement: the judgement of one sinner over another. A sinner can measure the power of the totalitarian state and find it limitless: through propaganda, hunger, loneliness, infamy, obscurity, labour camps and the threat of […]

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