Sir Edmund Burke Opposed the Mob Rule of French Revolution, the Type of Revolution BLM, Antifa, and Democrats Want Here

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"The outbreak of the French Revolution in 1789 gave Burke his greatest target. He expressed his hostility in 'Reflections on the Revolution in France' (1790). The book provoked a huge response, including Thomas Paine's 'The Rights of Man'. Burke emphasised the dangers of mob rule, fearing that the Revolution's fervour was destroying French society. He appealed to the British virtues of continuity, tradition, rank and property and opposed the Revolution to the end of his life"
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Mob rule wouldn't have happened if the French elites had been more responsive and empathetic to the people that they ruled over and hadn't let inequality get so extreme.
 

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Essentially people rose up and started killing rich folk and looting their possessions. This was the revolution that was essentially Marxists. Then Napoleon took over.

That seems to be the trajectory of the US currently.
 
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Mob rule wouldn't have happened if the French elites had been more responsive and empathetic to the people that they ruled over and hadn't let inequality get so extreme.
The revolutionary extremist had no property and wanted to sieze the property of others. They also wanted to create an egalitarian state and then the guillotine operated daily and 200,000 were slaughtered by one form of violence or another.
 
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Essentially people rose up and started killing rich folk and looting their possessions. This was the revolution that was essentially Marxists. Then Napoleon took over.

That seems to be the trajectory of the US currently.
You are 100% correct.
 

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Essentially people rose up and started killing rich folk and looting their possessions. This was the revolution that was essentially Marxists. Then Napoleon took over.

That seems to be the trajectory of the US currently.
You are 100% correct.
In comparison, the "rich" in the US just wanted their freedom and prompted the revolution.

Luckily, the populace was made of people seeking religious freedom, so they did not target anyone to murder like those in France did.

There are some of the basic reasons why the Left hates the US so much.
 

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Mob rule wouldn't have happened if the French elites had been more responsive and empathetic to the people that they ruled over and hadn't let inequality get so extreme.
The revolutionary extremist had no property and wanted to sieze the property of others. They also wanted to create an egalitarian state and then the guillotine operated daily and 200,000 were slaughtered by one form of violence or another.
They had no property...they wanted equality...they were told to eat cake.
Sounds horribly familiar...right down to the 200,000 dying...except that that happened before the revolution started.
 

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