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Submitted by pigfoot (United States), Dec 5, 2006 at 11:33

For myself (an old-time political scientist), I have no remembrance of any connections between "utopianists" and the Nazis, Commies and our newest threat the Jihadists. Perhaps Mr. Pipes' is a valid connection. I had always thought of and read about the poor utopians living in communes, preaching peace and love. I had always heard of them as being a harmless but a very much out of touch with reality political subset. It appears that I am the one out of touch.

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