Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Those who cannot remember the past...

... are doomed to repeat it. So said George Santayana. Here are two voices from the old and vanished communist bloc, both warning of where the West is heading culturally.

Firstly, Vladimir Bukovsky:

Secondly Srdja Trifkovic:


Guy Jean said...

Srdja Trifkovic reveals the real problem at 4 mins. It's not that the US is "less free than Tito's Yugoslavia", altho that's what Srdja Trifkovic is suggesting: it's that he cannot find in the US people he trusts and who share his values (or has more trouble doing so than he did in Yugoslavia).

selsey.steve said...

I found both video clips to be frightening in the extreme. Both men have lived under regimes we in the west vilified as oppressive but that we are creating, or have already created here in what we wrongly consider to be the 'enlightened' west.
We in the United Kingdom (as was) already have thought crimes on the Statute books.

Trooper Thompson said...

One advantage people in the East had was that they knew they were being lied to.