Who starts a revolution a Martyr or a Nut-job, or could they be the one and the same? Would this postulation have defined our forefathers in the eyes of the past generations or the British Royalty? Reading some of the other posts just got my mind to whirring. Another question just popped up, How many of the above is required?
Sometimes it is the Govt. itself. Remember the Richstag fire?
Usually a culmination of several events.
Hopefully a revolution if it comes will be peaceful. Eastern Europe gave a good example of this even if there were mixed results in the different counties.
Not all Govts. have the ability to avoid revolution by use of peaceful means. The U.S. Constitution provides for an orderly change of direction like we may be seeing now instead of Revolution. We have been multiply Blessed by the founding fathers.
Psalm 12 verse 8: The wicked walk on every side when the vilest men are exalted.