我们亏欠斯大林格勒的

伯克利—我们并不是新生、纯真、理性而公道的生物。我们并不是伊甸园里、新阳光下产生的新新生命。相反,我们是千万年短视进化的产物,经历了数千年的无文字历史,然后才进入有记录的历史。我们的过去是由本能、习性、思维习惯、互动模式和物质资源一层一层堆积出来的。

在历史基础的最顶端,我们创造了文明。要不是我们的历史,我们的劳动将是徒劳的;但这是不可能的。

人类历史也充满着罪行。可怕的罪行,不可思议的罪行。我们的历史如同噩梦般萦绕着我们,过去的罪行在当下留下伤疤,并滋生未来的罪行。

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