“Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.” – Albert Einstein

This news, as expected as it was, sent a shock through me.

I was a Cold War baby.  Fidel Castro has been in control of Cuba since five years before I was born.  Condemnation and distrust of the nations listed in the Communist Roster was instilled in me from my earliest awareness – on the news, in school, over the dinner table.

And yet, there’s a twisted sad nostalgia at the news…

February 19th, 2008 at 2:07 pm
2 Responses to “Confessions of a Cold War baby”
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    I do long for the good ole days. By comparison, Castro and his ilk who live elsewhere are far less frightening than terrorists that might be in my local mall.

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    Will McNaughton Says:

    I had the same reaction. “Huh. Last of the original Commies. Life won’t be quite the same.”

    Followed immediately by, “took the old bastard long enough.”