In my last article, I analyzed an aspect of the reaction of the Brazilian public to the personality of John Paul II. This widespread reaction went like immense vibrations through large masses in all sectors of public opinion. In a … Continue reading
The well-known Parisian weekly L’Express recently published an article by Jean François Revel entitled “La fin des berceuses,” that is, “The End of Lullabies.” The dictator Tito appears on the cover in a photograph one could call surrealistic, but which … Continue reading
No one writes or speaks about the obvious. It jumps right out at you. It imposes itself like a hard fact. It needs no descriptions or commentaries. An acute observer discerns a reality (a person, a situation, a thing) at … Continue reading
The French Revolution numbers among her antiquated enthusiasms. Lafayette, Mirabeau, Danton, Marat, Robespierre—she jumbles them all in the same feverish admiration. She still rants against the bloodthirsty rage of Louis XVI and the bacchanalia of Marie Antoinette. She is sure … Continue reading
The precise evaluation of the importance of an event can only rarely be achieved by the employing of just one criterion. Much more than this is normally required. In fact, it behooves one to consider all of the criteria applicable … Continue reading
What exactly is an anti-communist? This is a question which appears to be so simple of resolution as to border on being foolish. However, there are different ways in which it may be answered. If we consider only the two … Continue reading
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