> Speaking of this topic, does it bother anyone that in the new animated film
> ANATASIA, impressionable young kids are given the idea that the Russian
> Revolution was the result of a curse by Rasputin, that the Tsar's family
> were all really nice people and that Russia was a wonderful place to live
> until that evil wizard came to stay? I mean, this might not be so bad if
> the American educational system was halfway decent in teaching world
> history, but as it is, the Russian Revolution is usually totally ignored
> (as are most conflicts in which the U.S. was not directly involved in some
> fashion) and this film may be the major source of (mis)information that
> people have about the topic.
Wgat age of impressionable young kids are you talking about? My kids are
3 and 5 years old, saw it over the weekend, and couldn't really care less
about Russian history. They're spending all their time playing "Anastasia
and Dmitri", however that is played.
I think we sometimes take this stuff way out of proportion.
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