Posts Tagged ‘George Bernard Shaw’

Useful Idiots = Westerners duped into saying good things about bad regimes like present Myanmar Government

December 8, 2012

The phrase ‘useful idiots‘, supposedly Lenin’s, refers to Westerners duped into saying good things about bad regimes. (like the present Myanmar Government)

In political jargon it was used to describe Soviet sympathisers in Western countries and the attitude of the Soviet government towards them.

Useful idiots, in a broader sense, refers to Western journalists, travellers and intellectuals who gave their blessing – often with evangelistic fervour – to tyrannies and tyrants, thereby convincing politicians and public that utopias rather than Belsens thrived.

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Dreams? Why not? We even need men, who can dream of things that never were

January 13, 2011

Dr Naing Wai Win wrote on his FB wall_Yes: I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world. And Ms Malica Rajawat commented: I am also a dreamer too….
And in my life, all my dreams guide me what I have to do…..
If you dream realistically, you can be the one what u want to be…..

As the DREAMS always fascinated me, I added the followings…

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