Real Clear World – Intellectuals and Thugs: The Russian Revolution

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    George Friedman: If human progress was certain, then why should the intellectual have to undertake the effort and risk of driving it forward? The intellectual hungered for power and recognition, and therefore the vision of progress being his to deliver to humanity was tremendously seductive.

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