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Ultraradicalii revoluţiei morale
Extremists of the Moral Revolution

Author(s): Adam Michnik
Subject(s): Cultural Essay, Political Essay, Societal Essay
Published by: Institutul Cultural Român
Keywords: revoluţie morală; moral revolution; ultraradical; purificare; lustration; Jacobin; Robespierre; Joseph de Maistre; Bonapartism; absolute monarchy; monarhia absolută; constitutional monarchy; monarhie constituţională; Cornelius Sulla; Max Cary; Howard Haye

Summary/Abstract: The essay analyses some episodes of the French Revolution in order to illustrate a frequently mentioned topic in the post-Communist countries: the moral revolution. Well-known for his anti-Communism, Michnik is against a society divided between virtuous and sinners, against lists of outlaws and suspects.

  • Issue Year: 2008
  • Issue No: 66
  • Page Range: 19-26
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: Romanian