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On political matters basically the best, though not infallible, source is rumor …
You made a point about proof. In this sort of history we do nt have proof... Yet... the incontrovertibility of the evidence can be plain even when it is not documentary or complete.
Truth can thus only percolate in the form of hearsay.
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When a scientist is ahead of his times, it is often through misunderstanding of current, rather than intuition of future truth. In science there is never any error so gross that it won't one day, from some perspective, appear prophetic.
July 15, 1917
August 3, 2015
George Robert Acworth Conquest was a British-American historian and poet, notable for his influential works on Soviet history including The Great Terror: Stalin's Purges of the 1930s.
The Great Terror (1968)
The Harvest of Sorrow (1986)
Reflections on a ravaged century (1999)
The Dragons of Expectation (2005)
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