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History of Motion Pictures: From Nickelodeons to Talking Films

October 12, 2020

Watching movies on our smartphones may seem like a big change from the collective viewing in a theatre. However, it is in fact almost like returning to the single viewer display of motion pictures on the nickelodeon boxes of the 19th century. Read to know about the journey of motion pictures. […]

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The Impact of Social Darwinism

September 5, 2020

Scientific findings usually have little bearing on society but Darwinism had political, social and cultural consequences. The publishing of The Origin of Species had profound implications, some of which would be unacceptable to Darwin himself. […]

Reverse of the commemorative Soviet one ruble with a portrait of Vladimir Lenin, issued for the 100th anniversary (1870-1970) of V. I. Lenin.
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Communist Civilization After the Death of Lenin

August 20, 2020

Lenin’s ideas were disregarded even during his funeral by his comrades who wanted to immortalize his memory. His death led to the creation of a personality cult that was revered by many people, and in particular by one person, Joseph Stalin. […]

Soviet Union flag with the Russian flag and the Hermitage Museum in the background. In St. Petersburg, Russia.
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The Cultural Revolution in Soviet Russia

August 20, 2020

Culture was not discussed in detail in the Marxist theory. Therefore, there were many debates and various ideas about the nature and function of communist culture. This is where cultural reforms were introduced by the Bolsheviks regime under the direct supervision of Vladimir Lenin. […]

The symbol of communism is covered with snow.
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Post-Revolution Russia: the Birth of a New Civilization

August 20, 2020

October Revolution put an end to the tsar’s rule and the tsarist civilization. Now, the Bolsheviks, and their leader Vladimir Lenin, had to build a new Russia from scratch. They planned to evolve Russia and its people into a civilization that promised to free all human beings and to create a world revolution for other countries to follow. […]

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