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Ivan Ivanovich Gorskii

Ivan Gorskii, USSR Geologist.

Background

  • Gorskii, Ivan was born on September 12, 1893.

  • Career

    • Professor at the Leningrad Mining Institute, 1935. Director of the Geological Institute, 1943-1947. Chairman of the Palaeontological Society, 1954.

      Chief editor of geological maps of several regions of the USSR.

    Religion

    Since religion offers a complete set of answers to the problems of purpose, morality, origins, or science, it discourages exploration of those areas by suppressing curiosity, denies its followers a broader perspective, and prevents social, moral and scientific progress.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

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    Born September 12, 1893
    Died 1972
    (aged 78)
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