Religion: Not by God

Moscow reminded the world that Russia's leap into space has implications beyond the scientific and the military. A poem in the Russian magazine Krokodil indicates that creation, from a Communist point of view, is at last under new management. Concluding verse:

And here we have our Sputnik No secret: the newborn planet Is modest about its size, But this symbol of intellect and light Is made by us, and not by the God Of the Old Testament.


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