July 4, 2001    





What are the chances of a revolution occuring in your country within the next 50 to 100 years?

I couldn't even begin to speculate. I want to say it's not likely, but of course, that just because I don't want to think about it. Revolution gets ugly and if I'm not around for 50-100 years, my relations will be.

Firelady, 23
, TX   USA

Lots can happen in this time frame. Look how in less than a 100 years we went from horse drawn carriages to walking on the moon. Growing up I never would have thought that the demolition of the Berlin wall or the end of the Cold War were even possible. Is a revolution possible? Most definitely. However, if I were placing bets, I supspect that the development of a fascist state in the US is far more likely.

Felicia, 35
, MA   USA

Considering Australia is quite a democartic and peace ful country I don't think that it will had a revolution in the next 50 -100 years.

Brad, 20

Depends how much of a revolution you're looking for. If by revolution you mean 'looting disguised as a riot against injustice' we're kind of overdue. If you mean some sort of legitimate revolution it probably won't happen until the next Woodstock which will need to take place in at least 12 different locations, only then will water venders truly feel the wrath of America.

Alias Irrelevante

umm pretty likely im sure. after all, i live in good old america...think about who the president is! ;)

Karen2, 15
, MA   USA

Probably pretty slim here in the U.S., but actor LeVar Burton wrote a book called "Aftermath" that's about the events following a terribly destructive war in the U.S. I really enjoyed the book but I don't think that will happen anytime soon.

etoile, 20

Depends on the revolution. I think the poor people in the US are going to get sick of being marginalized and organize and cause a ruckus. I doubt it'll be civil war, but I think things will get ugly.

Laura, 36
, MA   USA

Probably rather low. No one seems to care about politics as much anymore. The Tories were in power for so long that it's unlikely they'll get back in power for a long time, and I think people have realised it won't make much difference which party is in power, and they're just happy for life to continue as it is. Basically no one seems to care whether a revolution will make life any better. In fact, more people voted for the first eviction in the current series of Big Brother than people who voted for Labour in Scotland in the last general election (in June). I can't see a revolution happening in the next 100 years if life continues as it is. I'm probably wrong, having said that.

Shanna, 16
Cardiff  ENGLAND

I'd say not too bad. I mean...revolutions of different kinds happen all the time-and I believe some sort of something will have to take place in the US eventually

Angela, 16
Bella Vista

I don't know. Revolutionary heroes are some of the wild cards of history.

Jill, 60

Probably 0, although you never know.

Talia, 23
, CT   USA

The chances of a political revolution are very slim. There will, however, be "revolutions" in culture, dress, and behavior, just as there always are.

Jane, 60
West Linn
, OR   USA

Slim. But that would be really interesting.

Karen, 21

I don't think it would ever happen in America.

Reba, 51
, MD   USA

Well, I guess that depends on how George W. does for the next few years.

Eric, 19
Beverly Hills

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