Unmask the Violence

It seems to me, that the real political task in a society such as ours is to criticize the working of institutions which appear to be both neutral and independent; to criticize them in such a manner that the political violence which has always exercised itself obscurely through them will be unmasked, so that we can fight them.

Michel Foucault quoted in Rabinow (1986) The Foucault Reader, p.6

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