Kenneth Kaunda Quote

Some people draw a comforting distinction between force and violence. I refuse to cloud the issue by such word-play. The power which establishes a state is violence; the power which maintains it is violence; the power which eventually overthrows it is violence. Call an elephant a rabbit only if it gives you comfort to feel that you are about to be trampled to death by a rabbit.


Kaunda on Violence (ed. HarperCollins Publishers, 1980)

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Some people draw a comforting distinction between force and violence. I refuse to cloud the issue by such word-play. The power which establishes a...