The Mind Thinks With Ideas, Not With Information

Raúl Zibechi writes: “The long silence of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation, more than a year without issuing communiqués, can be understood as a refusal to enter the media circus that few people pay attention to, and even less understand. It is the silence of rage and dignity. The Fifth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle (1998) explains silence as a weapon of struggle, and that “with reason, truth and history, one can fight and win…by keeping silent.”