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Author QuotedBertolt Brecht
Title QuotedPrivate Life of the Master Race
Date (Year/Month/Day)1960/07/10
Imprint[S.l.] : New Directions. 1944
QuotationRead Brecht "Private Life of the Master Rac" under the pine trees the other day. Because it is good, one can see how it would be not thoroughly acceptable to the Party-the good things precisely would make it unacceptable! Which? Well, one obviously thinks of the same things which he condemned in Nazism flourishing in Communism. It is a good medium.
Quotation SourceTurning Toward the World: The Pivotal Years. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 4, 1960-1963.; Edited by Victor A. Kramer. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1996, p. 19
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