Virtual Bourgeois

Just An Analog Guy Trying to Upgrade For a Digital World

A Disturbing Echo

Posted by Gerald on July 20, 2007

During the reign of Tsar Nicholas I, a Russian education minister named Sergei Uvarov enunciated a program of “autocracy, Orthodoxy, and nationalism.”  Education was to indoctrinate a total loyalty to Mother Russia as embodied in the traditions of the Russian Orthodox Church and the absolute authority of the Tsar.

It seems like Vladimir Putin has similar ideas.

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