Worship 4 today pt 3 consolidating and expanding horizons
The modern world has posed a profound challenge to traditional cultures, in "The West" and everywhere else.
(SAC prefers "Soviet Revolution") Sociologist Harold Lasswell identified the Soviet Revolution as "The Unnamed Revolution" [Lasswell.
A research group once concluded that revolution ought to be called "internal war" [ID].
Thus a third component is necessary to distinguish revolution from inter-state or international war (between two existing governmental systems) = (3) Revolution originates from within the targeted governmental authority, and participants from within that authority are at the center of the action To be a revolution, events must be largely "home grown", not introduced from beyond the limits of the institutional system under revolutionary assault.
These cardinal points in the European political universe might not be best arrayed in a straight line, left to right, but around a near-circular Greek letter "omega" = Around these points on the political spectrum that great swarm of 19th-century "-isms" hived themselves.
Liberals strove for independence from institutional authority and maximum individual freedom Social ties were understood less in a traditional "communitarian" way, more in terms of what came to be widely designated as "the social contract", such as espoused by John Locke [EG].
Thus modern revolution is understood within a widely accepted world view that includes "sovereignty" [ID] There is more than a casual relationship between modern revolution and modern war.