• As long as human labor power, and, consequently, life itself, remain articles of sale and purchase, of exploitation and robbery, the principle of the “sacredness of human life” remains a shameful lie, uttered with the object of keeping the oppressed slaves in their chains.

    Leon Trotsky, Slavoj Žižek, Henry Noel Brailsford (2007). “Terrorism and communism: a reply to Karl Kautsky”, Verso Books
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