„Against all the chains of facts I must have long arguments to bring; and the world's chaos requires an interpretation equally terrible.“

Light (1919), Ch. XX The Cult
Kontext: My spirit is no longer what it was. Vaguely I seek, everywhere. I must see things with all their consequences, and right to their source. Against all the chains of facts I must have long arguments to bring; and the world's chaos requires an interpretation equally terrible.

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Avons-nous pour le monde toute la haine et toute l'aversion que Notre Seigneur demande, et que nous doit inspirer son exemple?
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Section 4, paragraph 11 (last paragraph)
Variant translation: Workers of the world, unite!
The Manifesto of the Communist Party (1848)
Variante: The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win.
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Quelle: The Communist Manifesto
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