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What Is To Be Done?

Posted on the 29 January 2015 by Calvinthedog

How about this?

On July 14, 1789, a Paris mob stormed and captured the Bastille, the old royal prison in Paris. That day Louis XVI, who had been out hunting, returned to Versailles and entered a note in his diary: “July 14: Nothing. Then the Duc de La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt hurried in from Paris to tell the king of the successful attack. “Why, this is a revolt!” said the monarch. “No, Sire,” replied the duke. “It is a revolution.”

Will and Ariel Durant, Rousseau and Revolution

229 years have passed. We are way overdue for a re-run.

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