He didn’t envision the form it would take, but Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn knew what the stakes would be. And he said:
Violence can only be concealed by a lie, and the lie can only be maintained by violence.
Think about that in the context of the Organization of the Islamic Conference’s attempts to compel the UN to outlaw all criticism of Islam, and the international riots against the Muhammad cartoons that led up to these attempts.
May his memory be eternal.