Analyzing a Critique of American Culture and Values

I had an interesting conversation with a former friend some time ago. I know that sometimes I can be hard to talk to. We got to talking about many things, but one of them I found most interesting: the viability of an “actual” revolution, as in a war, in the United States. I’m reminded of Martha Hutchinson, who wrote: “…The reason for the frequence of revolutionary terrorism is that it is an effective strategy; its benefits outweigh its costs.” (Hutchinson, 1972).

Neither he nor I want this to happen, of course, because compared to literally…