Has everyone forgotten the French revolution and why it occurred? When General Lafayette went back to France he was impassioned by what he saw as a moral victory for the people of the United States. He was an aristocrat but with George Washington as his mentor he saw the horrible injustice in his homeland as a result of gross wealth inequality. Lafayette was for a constitutional monarchy, he didn’t foresee how the extreme degradation of the 99% was to to lead to all out anarchy.Neither did the nobles, which is why they were sitting ducks in their chateaux oblivious to how morally unjust the system was and it was a system that hadn’t any logic. Why were the nobles so superior? Did they have special talent, did they do extraordinary things for humanity? There are amazing parallels between the finance elite and the aristocracy of 1789 France, and we the 99% have started to see it clearly, I wonder when our 1% will wake up behind their gated communities and realize that this too is unsustainable for society as a whole.
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