Andrey (azangru) wrote,

Из Умберто Эко:

Why was an expression like fascist pig used by American radicals thirty years later to refer to a cop who did not approve of their smoking habits? Why didn’t they say: Cagoulard pig, Falangist pig, Ustashe pig, Quisling pig, Nazi pig?

-- Потому что пропаганда с ее мемами, не?

There was only a single Nazi architecture and a single Nazi art. If the Nazi architect was Albert Speer, there was no more room for Mies van der Rohe. Similarly, under Stalin’s rule, if Lamarck was right there was no room for Darwin.

-- Не чушь ли это, про Дарвина? Понятно, что лысенковщина ближе к ламаркизму, но все равно. Про ван дер Роэ ничего не знаю, но при том почете, который у нас оказывался Дарвину, не фиговая ли это аналогия?

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