Last line ascribed to the alleged suicide note of journalist/terrorist/librarian Ulrike Meinhof of the Red Army Faction, found dead in her cell in a maximum security Berlin prison specially constructed to house her and the gang she led through most of the early 1970s.
Meinhof and her gang became a vastly influential movement with leftist European intellectuals and students, after a series of well-timed bank robberies, bombings and high-speed BMW chases- all in the name of the Revolution. The RAF maintained a 'shoot first, debate dialectical materialism later' ethos which had them blowing up police stations, banks and department stores on fairly short notice. By favoring stolen sports cars and robbing banks while playing rock music (at the same time as they denounced capitalism), some critics have pointed out the inherent philosophical contradiction in the movement's politics; however, the style clearly explains much of their romantic image and popular support.
See also:Movement Second June
, Baader Meinhof
, Socialist Patients Kollective
, Luke Haines