“Anarchism was born of a moral revolt against social injustice. When men were to be found who felt as if suffocated by the social climate in which they were obliged to live; who felt the pain of others as if it were their own; who were also convinced that a large part of human suffering is not the inevitable consequence of inexorable natural or supernatural laws, but instead, stems from social realities dependent on human will and can be eliminated through human effort– the way was open that had led to anarchism.” from Errico Malatesta, “Anarchy and Anarchism,” in Malatesta: Life and Ideas, p. 19.

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