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After The Velvet Revolution, what about the UK?

07 September, 2018

• POLITICIANS’ transparent rhetoric versus the reality we are living may be breeding public disenchantment, but Václav Havel’s The Power and the Powerless, 1978 offers hope for 40 years on: “The deeper the experience of an absence of meaning – in other words, of absurdity – the more energetically meaning is sought.”

Eleven years later, The Velvet Revolution of 1989, so anything is possible in the UK…

MIKE BOR
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