“The word Revolution is not, for us French, a vague word. We know that the Revolution is a rupture, the Revolution is an absolute. There is no moderate revolution, there is no revolutionary dirigism as there is the dirigism of the economy.
I remember, when I was in the army and on leave in Paris, and I carried in my winter coat, a copy of Ilya Ehrenburg’s THE FALL OF PARIS.
With the one hundredth anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution in October 1917, Russia is still very largely the product of that legacy. But what of Bolshevism itself? Bolshevism unleashed conflicting forces.
A Reflection on the Search for the Direction of Affairs