George G. Watson, historian, fellow of St. John’s College and professor of English at Cambridge University:
“Among all the nations and sub-nations of Austria, only three standard-bearers of progress took an active part in history, and hence they are now revolutionary. All the other large and small nationalities and peoples are destined to perish before long in the revolutionary holocaust.
Until its complete extermination or loss of national status, this racial trash always becomes the most fanatical bearer there is of counter-revolution, and it remains that. That is because its entire existence is nothing more than a protest against a great historical revolution. The next world war will cause not only reactionary classes and dynasties, but also entire reactionary peoples, to disappear from the earth. And that too is progress.”
–Friedrich Engels, “The Magyar Struggle” Neue Rheinische Zeitung, January 13, 1849
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