PolishOrigins Forum

 FAQFAQ    SearchSearch    MemberlistMemberlist    ProfileProfile    Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages    Log inLog in    RegisterRegister 
PolishOrigins Team Leader

Joined: 28 Apr 2007
Replies: 1515
Location: Poland

Back to top
Post Posted: Fri Aug 05, 2022 5:19 am      Post subject: “Such a pity you didn’t come a few months earlier…”
Reply with quote

A few thoughts about history and current situation in Poland: https://polishorigins.com/blog/such-a-pity/
"I often tell people that the last 30+ years since we got rid of communism we are in the best period of our history in centuries. We had communism and the actual occupation of the Soviet Union since 1945. Before there was the second World War with its atrocities. We had a short 20 years period of independence between the two wars but with the threat from the Soviets, Germans, and many internal political issues. Before that, for 123 years we were under partitions (or even longer if you take into account that the first partition took place in 1772 and was followed by two more). Before that, we had lived for centuries in the feudal system where the vast majority of people were serfs, which was not much of a big difference from being a slave if you look at the “rights” and lives they had."
View user's profile
Send private message
Send e-mail
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    PolishOrigins Forum Index -> Our Gen Stories, Websites and Blogs All times are GMT - 5 Hours
Page 1 of 1

Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum

Powered by phpBB ©