Revolts from true birth, stumbling on abuse, Virtue itself turns vice, being misapplied; And vice sometime's by action dignified
|--WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, Romeo and Juliet|
A conservative revolt increases economic growth, speeds up the global economy, and exaggerates the gap between the rich and poor.
In the early twentieth century, the “mass man” emerged. He had a commonplace mind. He was a person who was satisfied with material convenience and rested comfortably inert, rather than striving for excellence or accepting authority outside of himself. The late twentieth century was marked by what can be called the “revolt of the rich” against any conception of the mass man—whether bourgeois or socialist. This conservative ...