Valter Parve: Stalinist patterns of thought today

UT Pärnu College lecturer Valter Parve. Photo: Kristi Kuusmik-Orav

UT Pärnu College lecturer Valter Parve. Photo: Kristi Kuusmik-Orav

A few months ago, I happened to read the news in the newspaper that the Lääneranta municipality wants to close Metsküla library. There is no store, communications office, pharmacy there anymore – now the next message to the families there: start leaving? And the next thing – the school is also closed, go already!?

The problem of suburbanization is serious and it affects many other places in Estonia. What is happening makes you ask about the reasons. In addition to the human point of view, it is also important for the security of the country to disperse habitats, but apparently the local politicians are based on some much more important principles? While looking for them, I found something that belonged to the youth of the current decision-makers (their mothers and fathers) and that could have influenced the formation of current life attitudes, which seems to match the psyche and world of thought of the fringe explorers.

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