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Revolution! ... or peaceful protest? What is the best method for change, and why should we be talking about it?

So, you want a revolution.

Is America due for radical change? What changes would you make? How would you go about making them? What methods bring real results?

And finally, what do you believe is the breaking point for revolution/rebellion?

My opinion to come shortly.

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The conversation may be closed, but the topic is only beginning to brew. Thank you all for your comments. Let's continue the conversation, and perhaps we'll find we arrive at a feasible solution.

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    Aug 28 2013: I'd like to avoid bloodshed so it's (massive) reform preferred to revolution.
    I think the best way of accomplishing all the changes we need is to change our political model completely, it's a mystery to me that we call this world (or most of it) democratic.

    What I want and think would be best at present is to have a "Representative Direct Democracy" or "Fluid Democracy" where we can both elect representatives that vote for us if we don't have the time or knowledge AND always being able to vote directly in EVERY specific question.

    My party here in Sweden (Aktiv Demokrati = Active Democracy) has that system and we're on the rise and most people who aren't already in power seem to be quite fond of the idea.

    Here's our English page that describes our model: http://aktivdemokrati.se/manifesto/
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      Aug 28 2013: Personally the form of government does not matter, a Republic, Democracy, communist or King can be good or bad. As long as the civilians are free, I say more power to them. Those who support spreading Democracy are misguided; it is worldwide individual freedom and liberty that we should desire.
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      Aug 28 2013: Jimmy,
      I read the link you show, and it sounds plausible, but I just can't see it on a large scale such as here in the USA. I just imagine too many complications, but it hasn't been put into operation yet as I understand. OK,,
      if some country does turn to this method of governance, we can see how it works.

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