History? September 6, 2016Posted by WorldbyStorm in Uncategorized.
[Sean O’Callaghan’s] biggest surprise [in relation to his latest book on Connolly], he now finds, is that Connolly was “an absolute classic zealot – an absolute malcontent”. There are modern parallels with Islamist terrorists, he finds, the fanatics’ belief in achieving a global utopia through blood and violence.
O’Callaghan notes that his musings are not academic; the writings of Connolly still dominate the websites and thinking of all dissident republicans today, he notes.