I wrote a piece back in November of last year, about “Inner Dynamics of Revolutions.” [stderr] And, as I watch the news today, I realize I was being much too oblique. So, let me try again; warning, I’m going to talk about current US politics.
This is brilliant at so many levels:
(Also, my parents’ manyth anniversary! Congratulations!)
Today’s the anniversary of the day that the French stormed La Bastille, the prison that had become a symbol of the power of the monarchy.
tl;dr: make sure you have a good supply of popcorn.
I grew up with revolutions; my father is a historian and his specialty was the evolution of absolutism under Louis XIV and the lead-up French Revolutions that culminated in the big one and the terror.