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You Have Always Written Before and you Will Write Now – “A Moveable Feast”, Ernest Hemingway

October 28th, 2012 · Comments Off on You Have Always Written Before and you Will Write Now – “A Moveable Feast”, Ernest Hemingway · Psychology, Quotes, Writing

But sometimes when I was starting a new story and I could not get it going, I would sit in front of the fire and squeeze the peel of the little oranges into the edge of the flame and watch the splutter of blue they made. I would stand and look out over the roofs […]

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Rosa Luxemburg’s Warning – “Arguably: Selected Essays” – Christopher Hitchens

July 7th, 2012 · Comments Off on Rosa Luxemburg’s Warning – “Arguably: Selected Essays” – Christopher Hitchens · Communism, Democracy, History, Politics, Power, Totalitarianism

Rosa Luxemburg’s warning to Lenin that revolution can move swiftly from the dictatorship of a class to the dictatorship of a party, to be followed by the dictatorship of a committee of that party and eventually by the rule of a single man who will soon enough dispense with that committee.

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