At 16:57 -0700 18-09-1997, Michael Williams wrote:
>It sounds a bit like the classic (Leninist?) injunction to "Pessimism
>of the intellect, but optimism of the will" in political activity?
Gramsci, not Lenin. I don't know if the best translation is pessimism of
the *reason* or pessimsm of the *intellect*.
However, the interpretation seems to be quite good.