Михаил Назаренко (petro_gulak) wrote,
Михаил Назаренко

Мистер Фолкнер возражает мистеру Хрущеву

(из выступления в ЮНЕСКО, 1959 г.)

Mr. Khrushchev says that Communism, the police state, will bury the free ones. He is a smart gentleman, he knows that this is nonsense since freedom, man's dim concept of and belief in the human spirit is the cause of all his troubles in his own country. But if he means that Communism will bury capitalism, he is correct. That funeral will occur about ten minutes after the police bury gambling. Because simple man, the human race will bury both of them. That will be when we have expended the last grain, dram and iota of our natural resources. But man himself will not be in that grave. The last sound on the worthless earth will be two human beings trying to launch a homemade space ship and already quarreling about where they are going next.

  • А где-то там

    скоро выйдет в свет альбом Чарльза Весса "The Art of Stardust" о том, как они с Гейманом работали над этой книгой; и "Властелин Колец" с рисунками и…

  • Тим часом

    "Рідна мова" випустила сьомого "Сендмена". Не без моїх приміток.

  • Четвертый сюжет Борхеса

    Заглянул в интернет-магазин - а что покупают вместе с нил-геймановским "Сэндменом"? А вот что. Экие любители мифологий.

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