“The principle of political or State morality is very simple. The State, being the supreme objective,…”

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“The principle of political or State morality is very simple. The State, being the supreme objective, everything that is favorable to the development of its power is good; all that is contrary to it, even if it were the most humane thing in the world, is bad. This morality is called Patriotism.”

Mikhail Bakunin, “Marxism, Freedom, and the State”

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