Tag Archives: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Political Correctness and the “Cult of Personality”

The phrase “politically correct,” or “PC,” didn’t begin in the 1960s in the USA. It was first publicly used by a British Ministry of Information official during the First World War. It later appeared in Mao Zedung’s “Little Red Book” … Continue reading

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Dark, Thrilling, Light, Complicated and Other Summer Reading

While walking around Prague during Eva’s and my vacation last month, I couldn’t resist buying an English language book at a Barnes & Noble-type store (in Sweden, like Akademibokhandeln). I cannot account for my reason then to have bought Nothing … Continue reading

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