Freedom Teaching: Anarchism and Education in Early Republican Cuba, 1898-1925*

  title={Freedom Teaching: Anarchism and Education in Early Republican Cuba, 1898-1925*},
  author={Kirwin R. Shaffer},
  journal={The Americas},
  pages={151 - 183}
  • K. Shaffer
  • Published 2003
  • Political Science
  • The Americas
Many individuals say to me: “those ideas that you profess are very good, but, who straightens men out? Who is capable of convincing an egoist that he ought to give up his egoism?” To this one can answer: in the same way that a religious person has convinced him to sacrifice himself for religious beliefs, and in the same way that the patriot has taught him to die defending his flag. For men to be able to live in a state of anarchy, they must be educated and this is precisely the work that has… Expand
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