We had no idea how people live in China, "- confessed to me one of the participants of the left movement in Europe, which came out to protest against capitalism under the Maoist slogans in the late 1960s.
Maoism was then in vogue among the young and not so young (Sartre) European intellectuals. These people at one time done a lot to change the shape of Europe and the Western world in general, his passionate and relentless critique of capitalism.
Since then, it took more than 40 years. Some of the former rebels became quite respectable bourgeois, someone even sits in the European Parliament, while others radically revised his youthful looks and became a deep and intelligent critic of communism in all its manifestations. Many today still very skeptical of their governments to the policy of the West, which, of course, is quite normal and understandable.
Does Ukraine the information war? As if the default is that the leads. And as if it is clear that it is this war "loses"
"РNFORMATSРYNA VРYNA TA РNFORMATSРYNA BEZPEKA. PROMOTION of I NOVР MEDРР "- is the theme of panel discussion, which was organized with the support of KiС—vskС– dС–alogi" Local Democracy Foundation and other public organizations.
The meeting was very well organized and held in the "Palace Hotel" May 19.
However, after that there was a feeling that the main thing and not talk.
Dear foreign speakers stated that we already know for a long time. I thank them for that study our situation. But any new ideas they have not been expressed. Our native speakers were interesting. But also limited to very general, and sometimes even a few obsolete provisions.
Great story of Sasha Borovik. It's great that illustrates two very different physical type.
One aims to honest intellectual work on an effective result, the fact that the meaning is more important than money.
Second interested boxes, statements, in order to arrange "their people." to do something that will say and do not stick your nose where it is not necessary - in the most sacred in the cut dough.
But I was in the story most caught the story of Sasha, he studied at Harvard - Professor puts questions and discusses the problem with the students. It is clear that for a meaningful discussion needs good preparation and well thought-out argument.
Students are not hammered truth, and seeking with them a solution. This time I did not say a friend of mine, an American professor, Eugene (Eugene) Matusow, who teaches at the University of Delaware. That's how he works. It could be argued - even in the United States, not all professors are. Yes, it's true, not all are. And it's just great that it is possible, and even necessary for someone to be "not so."
Ignorance kills sobstvennno stories in a very real and immediate, a terrible sense of the word. Once again I was convinced of it, listening to Andrei Paramonov and Valeria Vahmyanina the presentation of two of their films - for Guardsmen and Shironintsev fighting near Sokolov.
Andrew is very emotionally and dramatically said that the work of the military historians with an analysis of combat operations, command errors and miscalculations in the battles for Kharkov, remain unclaimed. How to remain unclaimed and those 500 publications - books, articles, films that made him and his co-workers at their own expense. It's really a titanic and selfless work of these historians from God. Not for fame, money and the Academic honorary titles, but only for internal reasons, chief among them - the duty to the people, worthy to live my life.
The room had a lot of young people. One girl. future TV director, told about how trying to collect material about the victims of Stalinist repression and appealed for help in the search for material in Kharkov Historical Museum. Alas, no help she had received, and was faced with a wall of indifference and incompetence