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Poland is a wildly dramatic and tragic story. It’s just unbelievable what went on with those people. How they survive, I don’t really know. The Germans had a particular hatred for the Poles; they really considered them subhuman Slavs, and they were very brutal to them.
If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles.
Poles understand perhaps better than anyone the consequences of making toothless warnings to brutal tyrants and terrorist regimes.
That literary-popular distinction is, in my view, vastly overstated. At the far poles there are clearly books that are purely commercial and purely literary, written for audiences that want to see the same thing enacted over and over and over again. But the middle is where most people read and most people write.
I will never agree with statements that Poles as a nation participated in the Holocaust or Poland participated in the Holocaust. It humiliates us and hurts us.
Poles finished communism, and Great Britain profited significantly from this.
No writer besides Shakespeare has created more memorable characters attached to vices and virtues. In even their least sympathetic characters, one senses a kind of helplessness to passion quivering between the poles of good and evil.
But the fact is we did have colonies in the east of Poland, we did have a slave economy there. But this is not common knowledge – or part of our national myth. It goes against the current romanticised view of the government, and much of the country, that Poles have always been victims, never oppressors.
Education must begin with the solution of the student-teacher contradiction, by reconciling the poles of the contradiction so that both are simultaneously teachers and students.
Clearly, the qualities Poles admire in a secretary of state – foreign languages, diplomatic experience, even sense of humor – are emphatically not those desired in a head of state: So be it.
There are amateurs who have seen that one of Uranus’ poles is brighter than the other, or who have seen cloud formations on the planet. For all we know, interesting things are happening there all the time.
State television, from which a significant number of Poles get their news, consistently smears, in aggressive and defamatory language, the political opposition and anyone who thinks differently from the ruling party.
Have you ever heard of Irish, Poles, Germans, Italians and Jews being integrated? They go anywhere and just enjoy their rights. Why call it integration when black folks do the same thing? It’s a con job.
Just like the poles of a magnet, some people are drawn to death and others are repulsed by it, but we all have to deal with it.
Everything about me is a contradiction, and so is everything about everybody else. We are made out of oppositions; we live between two poles. There’s a philistine and an aesthete in all of us, and a murderer and a saint. You don’t reconcile the poles. You just recognize them.