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How dreadfully depressing life has become in almost all of the Western cities! How awful and sad. It is not that these cities are not rich; they are. Of course things are deteriorating there, the infrastructure is crumbling and there are signs of social inequality, even misery, at every corner. But if compared to almost More

(or: revolution does not require violence)

Where did you get that part from? I don’t see such a statement in the article.

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Its been more than a week since I read that article, and that sentence is really my own interpretation of it. What I mean is that not succumbing to this western nihilism described in the article, is also a revolutionary act on its own. Sure a violent revolution is necessary sooner or later to take over state power, but only a small number of people will ever take part in that. Which is why this view that revolution = violence is nonsense to me.

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