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"A World Split Apart": Twenty-Fifth Anniversary

Twenty-five years ago today, Alexander I. Solzhenitsyn delivered the commencement address at Harvard:

.... Harvard's motto is "VERITAS." Many of you have already found out and others will find out in the course of their lives that truth eludes us as soon as our concentration begins to flag, all the while leaving the illusion that we are continuing to pursue it. This is the source of much discord. Also, truth seldom is sweet; it is almost invariably bitter. A measure of truth is included in my speech today, but I offer it as a friend, not as an adversary....

(See also "A World Split Apart": Harvard's commencement address by Alexander I. Solzhenitsyn, June 8, 1978.)

Lane Core Jr. CIW P — Sun. 06/08/03 03:51:54 PM
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