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Dictatorship vs. Democracy

Terrorism and Communism

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Author: Leon Trotzky
Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 71,135 / 224 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 44.3
LoC Category: HX
Downloads: 4,778
Added to site: 2012.03.06 31372
Genre: Politics

elf-confidence, its dash, even its insolence, are a true expression of the movement. Its author bears a world-famous name. Everyone can visualize the powerful head, the singularly handsome features, the athletic figure of the man. He makes in private talk an impression of decision and definiteness. He is not rapid or expansive in speech, for everything that he says is calculated and clear cut. One has the sense that one is in the presence of abounding yet disciplined vitality. The background is an office which by its military order and punctuality rebukes the habitual slovenliness of Russia. On the platform his manner was much quieter than I expected. He spoke rather slowly, in a pleasant tenor voice, walking to and fro across the stage and choosing his words, obviously anxious to express his thoughts forcibly but also exactly. A flash of wit and a striking phrase came frequently, but the manner was emphatically not that of a demagogue. The man, indeed, is a natural aristocrat, and his tendency, which Lenin,



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