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~~~ ~~~ [up] From: Chris Van Wyk <CSD.CVW@SU-SCORE >
~~~ ~~~ [up] Subject: Soviet view of the cube

September 1981 Atlas World Press Review reports

Americans may call the Rubik Cube a fad,
but to Izvestia's Melor Sturua it is a "new
psychosis." He reports [July 12] the interpretations
of unidentified sociologists: "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


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