The liberty of man consists solely in this: that he obeys natural laws because he has himself recognized them as such, and not because they have been externally imposed upon him by any extrinsic will whatever, divine or human, collective or individual.

Mikhail Bakunin (1814-1876) Russian anarchist, political theorist
God and the State (1871 (pub 1916))
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