The Conduct of a Contemporary Revolution


1) Develop a political solution to issue as a demand, and a plan for orderly transition.

2) Raise the cost of the status quo until the status quo is intolerable.
….a) inform the population of demands, and warn them to inventory goods.
….b) begin civil disobedience and malicious compliance (raise costs of maintaining order)
….c) create lists of names, and issue threats (create fear in state, academy, and media.)
….d) start fires (cheap, effective friend)
….e) disrupt infrastructure (power largely)
….f) selective kidnapping and assassination (make locals unwilling to govern)
….g) tactical entrapment and assassination (make locals unable to govern or protect)
….h) draw in the military and hold them in many locations. (delegitimize the government and show it is incapable of rule, and bankrupt it and the economy.)

3) Allow transition to occur by any of the possible means:
….a) enactment of changes (modify government)
….b) nullification (incrementally replace government)
….c) secession (create new governments)
….d) coup-d’-etat (military take over the government)
….e) insurrection and revolution (replace the government)
….f) civil war (replace the government after costly warfare)

Each of these solutions is more costly than the previous. But thankfully, contemporary economies and governments are very fragile when subject to economic and infrastructure disruption. So lower cost solutions are likely.

It is easier to replace a government today than at any time in history. And it takes a smaller number of people to cause disruption than at any time in history.

Curt Doolittle
The Philosophy of Aristocracy
The Propertarian Institute
Kiev, Ukraine.

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