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~~~ ~~~ [up] Subject: Russian views

"Some assert that the Rubik Cube reflects the philosophy of the
Reagan Administration -- to build and destroy aimlessly in a
futile search for a solution to the world situation. Others see
Americans' efforts to solve the puzzle as the desire to escape
from a disordered life."

Izvestia reporter Melor Sturua, reporting the views of
unidentified Soviet sociologists that the Rubik's cube fad in
the U.S. is a "new psychosis" July 12, 1981

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