October 15, 2006

With An Iron Fist, We Will Lead Humanity To Happiness!

Applebaum (in "Gulag: A History") notes that Gulag prisoners were not even allowed to have the otherwise-omnipresent portraits of Stalin on their camp or barracks walls. What depresses me most about this is that for some small proportion of prisoners this was apparently a real punishment.


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