“Overtaking the Lies”


‘Overtaking the Lies’ (editorial) – Decatur Herald 3-23-1924


Posted here as a Word document is the following editorial concerning Sorokin:

Overtaking the Lies (editorial)

Decatur Herald (Decatur, Illinois)

Sunday, March 23, 1924

pg. 6

The editorial is self-explanatory.

Sorokin was on a lecture tour. He had been in the US since November 1923


— posted by Roger W. Smith

      July 2021

Author: Roger W. Smith

Roger W. Smith is a writer and independent scholar based in New York City. His experience includes freelance writing and editing, business writing, book reviewing, and the teaching of writing and literature as an adjunct professor at St. John’s University. Mr. Smith's interests include personal essays and opinion pieces; American and world literature; culture, especially books and reading; classical music; current issues that involve social, moral, and philosophical views; and experiences of daily living from a ground level perspective. Sites on WordPress hosted by Mr. Smith include: (1) rogersgleanings.com (a personal site comprised of essays on a wide range of topics) ; (2) rogers-rhetoric.com (covering principles and practices of writing); (3) roger-w-smiths-dreiser.site (devoted to the author Theodore Dreiser); and (4) pitirimsorokin.com (devoted to sociologist and social philosopher Pitirim A. Sorokin).

One thought on ““Overtaking the Lies””

  1. A very interesting editorial for understanding the roots of the evolution of Pitirim Sorokin from the early 1930s.

    Yuri Doikov

    Arkhangelsk, Russia

    July, 18, 2021.

    Liked by 1 person

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