Solzhenitsyn on memory

At a time in our history when society is increasingly telling us to forget the past, the best thing for us to do is to remember. In other words, we need to exercise our memory. No one in the modern age understood memory as well as Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. More than any other exemplar of modern remembrance, he withstood the organized and violent pressure to forget.
 

 

 

 

 

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