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1906-1913
Nothing very new, in the great world. Like all the centuries and the millenia that have preceded it on earth, the new century also observes the well-known, immobile principle of historical dynamics: power to some, servitude to the others. And on this rule are based, in agreement, both the internal order of society (at present dominated by the 'Powerful,' known as the capitalists) and the international order (known as imperialism) dominated by certain Nations also known as 'Powers,' which have virtually divided the entire surface of the globe into their respective properties, or Empires. Among them, the latest arrival is Italy, which aspires to the rank of Great Power, and to reach it has already taken armed possession of some foreign countries — weaker than she — forming a little colonial property, but not yet an Empire."
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