Utopian Logic…

by horngyih

Utopian Logic

… wherever the communist project was attempted, Lenin’s Russia, Mao’s China, Ceausescu’s Romania and many more were variants of a single dictorial model. From being a movement aiming for universal freedom, communism turned into a system of universal despotism. That is the logic of Utoppia. If 1984 is such a powerful myth, one reason is that it captures the truth


— The Silence of Animals : On Progress and other Modern Myths, John Gray