Today I was twice in the Winter Palace and became an editor. My salary will be 600 rubles a month. I have just read Nicholas’ handwritten note to Voeikov, in which he demands that the newspapers stop writing “about the deceased R.”. The handwriting is pretty feminine - weak; written in December. Boring gentleman.
The purpose of the state consists not in supplanting people’s endeavours and achievements, but in fostering the development of all aspects of the individual himself. To this end, it’s necessary to defend the individual against other people’s attempts to violate his liberty, and to champion equal “human rights” for everyone.