If violence was not used in the revolution... then it would have been another hundred years for independence... I tried to be a quaker and actually become a pacifist. However, if violence wasnt used on Hitler then maybe he woulda controlled europe for years. There is the time and place.
"The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is it’s natural manure."
ATTRIBUTION: THOMAS JEFFERSON, letter to William Stephens Smith, November 13, 1787.
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