[OPE-L:8072] Re: (Change the world!)

From: gerald_a_levy (gerald_a_levy@msn.com)
Date: Wed Nov 27 2002 - 09:24:16 EST

Michael E, replying to Nicky, in [8064] wrote:

>  Revolution is a turning in which what is at the bottom comes
>  to  the top, and  what is at the top comes to the bottom.

 Sounds good, but:

 What of bourgeois revolutions like the revolutions of 1848?

 a) Capitalists were not on the bottom prior to those revolutions;

 b) the working class and peasantry hardly went to the top after
       bourgeois revolutions, and;

 c) the landowning class didn't go to the bottom.

 In solidarity, Jerry

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