Fascism has often been popular. Communism has never been popular.
The obscurest epoch is today.
The obscure artist awaits the verdict of posterity, unable to compete with the living, expecting to compete with the dead.
The 20th century, among its various disgraces, managed to give both “science” and “rationality” a bad name.
History repeats itself, as farce that is increasingly less funny.
Greatest Evils of Communism
1. Millions dead
2. Widespread use of the term “bougie”
About a century ago “poet” became a polite term for half-wit, and then it was “artist”, and it will be “scientist” sooner than you think.
First we were killed by nature, then by rulers, and finally we resorted to killing ourselves.
The contents of the dustbin of history are recycled endlessly.
To make an omelet you have to break a few eggs; to make a bigger one you have to break a few more; and to make an enormous, imperishable, world-historical omelet, millions of broken eggs are required.
The free stuff is a nice perk of communism, but the real point was always the free love.