Things just ain't what they used to be

Budiansky, Stephen
December 1991
U.S. News & World Report;12/30/91-1/6/92, Vol. 111 Issue 27, p16
Muses that perhaps the only intelligent response to the happenings of 1991 is the thought that one should be satisfied to be able to predict the past. The Soviet Communist Party, and its own cult of the future, were swept aside by eddies that arose, reversed direction a few times and then vanished. Marxist vision of scientific future meets capitalism; Our view of the world a year ago.


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