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The Brusilov Offensive

Posted by: Dr. Cruel on October 23, 1999 at 02:33:17:

In Reply to: Solzhenitsyn posted by Stoller on October 22, 1999 at 18:03:40:

Probably the same things that the Nazis died for: personal ambition, power, some ridiculous and contrived ideological fairy-tales, etc. Most died because they couldn't be troubled to think for themselves, and allowed some self appointed 'expert' to decide their lives for them. For a large proportion of the rest, like the Cheka, or the SS camp guards, or the Eisenstruppen, or the NKVD, they were sadists who didn't know when the jig was up.

Think of them as the sorts of people who would justify the inprisonment of an innocent man in a gulag because of things he said and did after his inprisonment. Or the sorts of people who would treat someone who questioned Marxist ideas too rigorously with mind-altering chemicals. You must be familiar with the type; I believe they call them "state capitalists" nowadays.

"Doc" Cruel

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