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The Communist Credo: Man is the Measure of All Things

John Conway O'Brien (California State University at Fresno)

Humanomics

ISSN: 0828-8666

Article publication date: 1 February 1991

Abstract

I. Introduction On January 1, 1986, Mikhail Gorbachev, General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU), who has been described by Andrei Gromyko as a man who “has a nice smile, but he has iron teeth,” (Goldman, 1) gave an address to the people of the United States in which he informed them that the “Soviet people are dedicated to peace — that supreme value equal to the gift of life.” (Gorbachev, 1986(a),5). Gorbachev appealed to all that is good in the American people when he said:

Citation

Conway O'Brien, J. (1991), "The Communist Credo: Man is the Measure of All Things", Humanomics, Vol. 7 No. 2, pp. 3-39. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb006114

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