Re: on Cuba

From: Fred B. Moseley (fmoseley@MTHOLYOKE.EDU)
Date: Wed May 21 2003 - 22:43:19 EDT

Diego, thank you very much for your long and very thoughtful reflections
on our experiences in Cuba.  I agree with just about everything you say,
especially your last point:

> 12.          In total. It might be that Fidel and his regime have made
> a mistake. It might be that Saramago and those who have raised their
> voices against those executions have made a mistake. It might be that I
> am wrong. I am sure, however, that once escaped from the Stockholm
> syndrome (which affected all us for a while, I think) at the Marx
> Conference in Havana, a feeling will remain inside me. The Cubans in
> Cuba are for the most part (not all) fighting for the same things I am,
> so that I keep giving them all my support. All of us do it in the midst
> of many errors, mistakes, ignorance, and compelled by the vertigo of the
> real world happenings. What a pity that the real world is not as simple
> as our beautiful models!!

Yes, indeed!


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