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 Р1970)

John Lentell

13th May, 1969