Srdja Popovic, ‘Bringing Down a Dictator’

March 30, 2014 | By: James Whelan

I think we succeeded because we simply loved life more than them. Generally, those guys were the preachers of the death. Their hatred, their propaganda, you know, their language smelled like death. And we won because we loved life more. We decided to love life and you't beat a life. So this is what Otpor did. We were a group of fans of life. And this is why we succeeded.

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James Whelan

James Whelan

James is co-founder of the Change Agency and director of our Community Organising Fellowship.

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