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YOU MATHEMATICIANS THINK YOU SO SMART, THAN EXPLAIN THIS!!1!

@christianp I have heard that his famous “memo for those about to be interrogated" contains this sort of thing, but I have never found an English translation. warning.dp.ua/bezop78.htm

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@christianp I don't think Yesenin-Volpin was joking. I remember reading something very interesting about how he was a well-known Soviet dissident, an author of manuals describing resistance techniques, and "take longer and longer to reply" was actually one of them.

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