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Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Said They Could Have Stopped Stalin Dead But “We did not love freedom enough”! How Can You Stop Tyranny?

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Said They Could Have Stopped Stalin Dead But “We did not love freedom enough”! How Can You Stop Tyranny?

"“During an arrest, you think since you are not guilty, how can they arrest you? Why should you run away? And how can you resist right then? After all, you’ll only make your situation worse; you will make it more difficult for them to sort out the mistake. And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say goodbye to his family? Or if, during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat there in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of..........................................................................."

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The first paragraph of this "Imprisonment" section

The first paragraphs of this "Imprisonment" section ARE EXTREMELY INTERESTING to read :


I had read his "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" (novel) 25 years ago, while in highschool, in my waking up to some counter evidences of what a "history teacher" of mine was so zealous trying to convince us with...

The rationale for "good reasons" for pushing socialism to its full extent has never worked very long with me. And never will.

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.


"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

I ride a bike. When cops go by me I stop and stare at them till

they are are out of sight.

In this way I believe I am letting them know I am watching them and watching out for them at the same time.

(sorry no cynicism this comment - check back later)

Daily Paul cured my abibliophobia.

Russian Peasants

Were dirt poor. They were more concerned about their stomachs and other biological processes.


“Statesmen, my dear Sir, may

“Statesmen, my dear Sir, may plan and speculate for Liberty, but it is Religion and Morality alone, which can establish the Principles upon which Freedom can securely stand. The only foundation of a free Constitution is pure Virtue, and if this cannot be inspired into our People in a greater Measure than they have it now, They may change their Rulers and the forms of Government, but they will not obtain a lasting Liberty. They will only exchange Tyrants and Tyrannies.”

~ John Adams
Letter to Zabdiel Adams (21 June 1776)

“We have staked the whole future of American civilization, not upon the power of government, far from it. We have staked the future of all of our political institutions upon the capacity of each and all of us to govern ourselves, to control ourselves, to sustain ourselves according to the Ten Commandments of God.” ~ James Madison

“And I will walk at liberty: for I seek thy precepts.” Psalms 119:45 (KJB)

Wonder who is next?
Why Was 63-year-old Highly Decorated World War II Vet Gordon Kahl Beat With Rifles, Bones Broke, Shot In The Back Of Head, Body Dismembered, Then Burned? (A Story of Death & Taxes)


Over at Mises.org

Check out the videos and writing of Yuri Maltsev. If I recall correctly both his grandfathers and father were killed by Stalin.

I have read One day in the life of Ivan Desinovich. I obviously have more reading to do. Thanks for this post!

Free includes debt-free!

i recently found a copy of this book at a thrift store...

so terribly eye-opening. wish people in america would read--and understand.

Christians should not be warmongers! http://www.lewrockwell.com/vance/vance87.html

Read Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's GuLag Archipelago

tptb used Gulag Archipelago as a road map to a nwo, as they eliminated Stalin's mistakes.

The "Cancer Ward" is also very good.

It takes a strong stomach

"The White Kitten" a chapter from Volume 3 of Gulag is a good place to start.


One of the most fantastic books I've ever read. Just saying "The White Kitten" brings tears to my eyes.