PUTIN Spelled S T A L I N

In the good old days of the Cold War, Joseph Stalin preached the doctrine that workers and engineers were the salvation of humanity, not those “liberal” thinkers who thought book learning was important. It is not surprising that former KGB agent, Vladimir Putin shares similar views. His campaign manager, Stanislav Govonukhin quoted a great believer in democracy named Lenin who once said of intellectuals that they “were not the brain of the nation, but the filth of the nation.”

Stanislav hailed workers and engineers and those who toil with hands as true heroes. As one born into the working class, I agree with have brains. As one who has witnessed workers being worked to death, I also understand workers need assistance from all facets of society. Creativity is not the province of anyone group. But, it certainly is not the province of dictators who stifle the creative mind.

 

In the good old days of the Cold War, Joseph Stalin preached the doctrine of superiority of workers and engineers rather than those “liberal” thinkers with all their book learning. It is not surprising that Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, formerly of the KGB still retains dislike for those who enjoy boasting of thinking and critical thinking. His campaign manager, Stanislav Govonukhim, urged the future president “not depend on the liberal intelligentsia. After all, that noted supporter of democracy, Lenin termed these people, “not the brain of the nation, but the filth of the nation.”

He hailed workers and engineers as constituting the core of modern
Back in the good old days of the Cold War, Joseph Stalin had scant use for those who read books and believe in intellectual discourse. It is not surprising that former KGB operator, Vladimir Putin  shares similar attitudes about those who seek to use brain power. His campaign manager, Stanislav Govonukhin, quoted noted  believer in democracy, one Lenin, who used to say that intellectuals were “not the brain of the nation, but the filth of the nation.”

Stanislav termed workers and engineers  as the true “creative
Back in the good old days when Joseph Stalin was dictator of the Soviet Union, it was clear that those who did a lot of thinking and read a lot of books that were not appropriate to read, caused problems. It is not surprising that former KGB agent, Vladimir Putin shares similar views. His campaign manager, Stanislav Govonusukhin, quoted the former fervent supporter of democracy, one Lenin, who described intellectuals as “not the brain of the nation, but the filth of the nation.”