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Why do we need violence to transfer power?

Revolutions are some very effective types of mass manipulation through which power changes and shifts. Why do we, humas, hold on to our positions or ideas even if we know we are wrong?

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    Feb 1 2012: Yeah, violence is very effective to some people, but the number of those is very little.
    Violence should be performed to people who are extremely self-centered or do harm to others.
    However, in this case we have to really think twice or more that people and government that we're trying to perform violence is so wrong that we use the worst means.
    And 'cause we're human, we hold on to our positions. There are no needs to supply this theory.
    In origin, we were born to be self-centered, so we could love ourseleves, and marched for better life.
    So this point is strength for human and also weak point to people.
    Consequently, we have to keep appropriate degree to be respected from others or keep our positions rightly.

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