Power and violence

From Kubatana Zimbabwe Blog Thu Feb 28 2013, 04:09:10

With the amount of violence that Zanu PF dishes out, Hannah's quote below illustrates their fear of losing power. They are no longer in total control, and they know it. Power and violence are opposites; where one rules absolutely, the other is absent. Violence appears when power is in jeopardy. - Hannah Arendt

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