Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Emiliano Zapata on Ethics

I want to die a slave to principles. Not to men.

In "Heroes of Mexico" (by Morris Rosenblum, 1969). Emiliano Zapata (1879–1919) was a leading figure in the Mexican Revolution, which broke out in 1910, and which was initially directed against the president Porfirio Díaz. He formed and commanded an important revolutionary force, the Liberation Army of the South, during the Mexican Revolution.

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