Tuesday’s Piece

“I had noticed ……. how carefully Sir Edward Grey lied in order to prevent the public from knowing ……. I naively imagined that when the public discovered how he had lied to them, they would be annoyed; instead of which, they were grateful to him for having spared them the moral responsibility.”

(From The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell by Bertrand Russell, 1872 – 1970)

John Lentell

13th May, 1969

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