Image result for sartre“Try to understand this at any rate: if violence began this very evening and if exploitation and oppression had never existed on the earth, perhaps the slogans of non-violence might end the quarrel. But if the whole regime, even your non-violent ideas, are conditioned by a thousand-year-old oppression, your passivity serves only to place you in the ranks of the oppressors.”

[Excerpt from the Preface to Frantz Fanon’s “Wretched of the Earth,” by Jean-Paul Sartre (pictured right).]

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