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§759 Cultural revolution in the Bolshevik Revolution (1917-1923): VI-8.

VI-8 (§759):

Those who were linked with the authority because of their knowledge,
Shall be impoverished on the occasion of the change of Government:
Some of them into exile without support nor money,
The intellectuals and their cultures shall not be appreciated highly.

(Ceux qui estoient en regne pour scavoir,
Au Royal change deviendront apauvris:
Uns exilés sans appuy, or n'avoir,
Lettrés & lettres ne seront à grans pris.)

NOTES: Apauvrir: = « appauvrir v.tr. To impoverish.» (Dubois).

Those who were linked with the authority because of their knowledge, Shall be impoverished on the occasion of the change of Government: Some of them into exile without support nor money: « Those who were reigning because of their competence and culture, after a change of political regime, shall be completely impoverished. Some shall live in exile, without support, for they shall have abandoned all of their fortune.» (Ionescu, 1976, p.435).

The intellectuals and their cultures shall not be appreciated highly
: This kind of cultural revolution has not been seen these several centuries except on the occasion of the Bolshevik Revolution starting in 1917, where the reigning intellectuals and their favorite cultures were labeled as bourgeois and completely rejected; « Within a few months of seizing power, Lenin had abandoned the notion of individual guilt, and with it the whole Judeo-Christian ethic of personal responsibility. The watershed was Lenin’s decree of January 1918 calling on the agencies of state to ‘purge the Russian land of all kinds of harmful insects’. This was not a judicial act: it was an invitation to mass murder. Many years layer, Alexander Solzhenitsyn listed just a few of the groups who thus found themselves condemned to destruction as ‘insects’. They included ‘former zemstvo members, people in the Cooper movements, homeowners, high-school teachers, parish councils and choirs, priests, monks and nuns, Tolstoyan pacifists, officials of trade-unions’ – soon all to be classified as ‘former people’.» (Johnson, 1991, p.70).
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We have covered 143 quatrains (§588-§730) concerning the World Events in the 19th century after Napoleonic ages [1821-1900] in the Prophecies of Nostradamus, and 219 in the 20th [1901-2000] (§731-§949).

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