On Soviet Morality

Ronald Reagan said of Soviet leaders two weeks ago: "The only morality they recognize is what will further their cause, meaning they reserve unto themselves the right to commit any crime, to lie, to cheat." The Soviet leadership has been characterized in strong terms before, but was Reagan's statement too sweeping? Reagan did not think so. Said he last week: "They don't subscribe to our sense of morality; they don't believe in an afterlife; they don't believe in a God or a religion. And the only morality they recognize, therefore, is what will advance the cause of socialism." Harsh as Reagan's...

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