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Truth and lies – a Central European perspective

Šimečka, Martin M. (2017) Truth and lies – a Central European perspective. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (31 May 2017). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

I spent half of my life under a regime based on a lie. The conventional wisdom holds that, back in the days of communism, it was possible and easy for people to distinguish public lies from their private truth. Yet it is a myth.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D839 Post-war History, 1945 on
D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D901 Europe (General)
H Social Sciences > HX Socialism. Communism. Anarchism
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Sets: Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2017 11:18
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2019 06:15
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/79721

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