Samir’s Selection 04/11/2017 (a.m.)
How Soviet Dissidents Ended 70 Years of Fake News >>>
… People likewise felt split into authentic private selves that often had nothing to do with their public faces and utterances… These were men and women who, in some cases, were professionally inclined towards facts — many of them were scientists, a vocation they adopted, even before they embraced dissidence, out of a conscious effort to move away from any field that could be distorted by Communist ideology. And facts, relentlessly stacked one on top of another…
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