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Only the man who has successfully rid himself of the chains of oppression and seen all the horrors being perpetrated against the human race can be persuaded that his freedom and that of his neighbor are inviolable, as are their lives, and that his neighbor is his brother.
-- Nestor Makhno

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"cure is simple," says the doctor. "go to the desert. see a statue of Ozymandias, King of Kings. look upon his Works, ye Mighty, and Despair. that should cheer you up."

"but doctor!" cried the shattered visage with sneer of cold command, half-sunk in the sand near vast and trunkless legs of stone,

The clergy will serve on any side, like our ancient laws that will serve any master.
-- Gerrard Winstanley

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We were founded on a very basic double standard: This country was founded by slave owners who wanted to be free.
-- George Carlin

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Is anarchism possible? The failure of attempts to attain freedom does not mean the cause is lost.
-- Johann Most

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imagine being the first ship captain to go through the suez after it gets unblocked, and knowing that you have the power to do the single funniest thing that anyone has ever done. would you be able to resist that temptation?

Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.
-- Henry David Thoreau

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"Everyone who does not number among the exploiters complains that others are more privileged than he. Far and wide, it is clear that the people are dissatisfied with their lot. And if it does not know yet what to replace the present set-up with, it will discover it at the moment when something practical can be done in this regard; which is — immediately."

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Have you tried..... Not being a keyboard warrior and instead actually volunteering and helping people?

"We provoke; we stoke the fire of revolution and incite people to revolt in any way we can. The people have always been “ready” for freedom; they have simply lacked the courage to claim it for themselves."

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"What, however, is not comprehensible is that people who make themselves out to be advocates of the proletariat likewise hawk round this hoary old legend about the people’s “unreadiness” and the resulting temporary impossibility of allowing it to take possession of its freedom.

Is this just ignorance or a deliberate crime?"

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"however stupid these state layabouts may be, they still have enough gumption to realize that a people fit for freedom will soon cease to put up with their slavery."

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Fortunately, no country was ever more suited for anarchist agitation than present-day America.
-- Johann Most

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At their very simplest, anarchist beliefs turn on to two elementary assumptions. The first is that human beings are, under ordinary circumstances, about as reasonable and decent as they are allowed to be, and can organize themselves and their communities without needing to be told how. The second is that power corrupts.
-- David Graeber

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Any pretense of reducing the role of state in capitalism is a lie. It is impossible to smash the state without, as an immediate consequence, smashing capitalism along with it.
-- Kevin Carson

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It has come to pass in history that the workers have defeated capitalism, but the victory then slipped from their grasp, because some state power emerged, amalgamating the interests of private capitalism and those of state capitalism for the sake of success over the toilers.
-- Nestor Makhno

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If crimes are committed they must be seen as a disease, and punishment as treatment rather than as social vengeance.
-- Daniel Guerin

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