Quote of the Day | 0829

In your book of essays Cultural Amnesia you put forward your idea of a “new humanism”. Do you fear the current political situation will threaten that?

You must excuse my apparent frivolity, but when I was very young, Hitler and Stalin were both still alive. While I was growing up, Mao was actively reducing the population of China. Are you really asking someone of my generation to regard this posturing dolt as the apex of evil?

Clive James, in: ‘Dancing in the endzone’

Boeklog over Cultural Amnesia.

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