Month: August 2020

The Unbearable Price of Silence

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Martin Luther King said, “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter”. One hundred and three years ago Russia was engulfed in riots and protests. Tsar Nicholas II abdicated from the throne, ending a thousand-year monarchy. The army was war-weary after two unsuccessful wars, the people were hungry, the workers were striking, and the church remained silent. If you have ever wondered how a small group of Bolsheviks (Communists) […]