Tuesday, December 20, 2005

Stalin's Super Warriors

The Scotsman reports the whaked news of the day(year?):

Moscow archives show that in the mid-1920s Russia's top animal breeding
scientist, Ilya Ivanov, was ordered to turn his skills from horse and animal
work to the quest for a super-warrior.

According to Moscow newspapers, Stalin told the scientist: "I want a new
invincible human being, insensitive to pain, resistant and indifferent about the
quality of food they eat."


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