Revolutions: The Causes Of Change In The Republic

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Aristotle have explained revolution well. He has given a broad meaning to the term “revolution”. For him, revolution means two things- first, is that it implies either minor or major change in the constitution such as change in the different types of the government. Second is, the change in the ruling even if it did not lead to a change in the government or constitution. Inequality causes revolution. Whenever desire kicks in, that is when inequality starts to rise. Revolutions are results of imbalances between the people and the state. People who revolt has motives, the have desires which they wanted to fulfill through revolution. According to Aristotle, the causes of revolutions are fear, social maltreatment, inequality, superiority, contempt, insolence and self interest.

We all want change. I think political revolt happens when we are sick and tired of the existing government, so we aspire of a change where in a better system kicks in. My standard definition for political revolt is overthrowing the current government with a desire of setting up an improved system. Revolution also affects social and economic aspects of a country. When people are unsatisfied with how the government handles situations, this gives people the urge to complain which leads to protests. I think one example of political revolt is during the Marcos’ regime. People have come as one when they all had the same vision and same desire for the country. Since the injustice is visible during the Marcos’
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