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How to control a nation by fear: Joseph Stalin was the gold standard of Dictatorship

How to control a nation by fear: Joseph Stalin was the gold standard of Dictatorship, how to control a nation by fear: Herland Report

  Herland Report: How to control a nation by fear: “Joseph Stalin, Soviet dictator, creator of great power, and destroyer of tens of millions of lives …” Thus begins this episode of Uncommon Knowledge, which dives into the biography of Joseph Stalin. Professor at Princeton University, Stephen Kotkin, author of Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941, examines the political career of …

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Alexandr Solzhenitsyn: The failings of human consciousness, deprived of its divine dimension, is determining factor in all major crimes of this century

Alexandr Solzhenitsyn: Cinema

  Herland Report: The Christian thinker, novelist and Nobel Prize laureate 1970, Alexandr Solzhenitsyn spoke vividly about the meaning of the repressive atheist experiment in the Soviet Union. Solzhenitsyn is referred to as the symbol of the contemporary Orthodox Christian revival in Russia, as he experienced more than sixty years of suffering under the harsh Soviet regime and came out undefeated …

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