“For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent. What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights.”

I’d like to pair this quote with another:  
“There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.”
(1)  Quiz:  WHO said this second quote?
(2)  Question:  When we look at the world, who are some of the players actively working toward a “new order” of things…and do you like their visions?  If not, what would you prefer to see?
(3)  Creative Exercise:  You found a bottle of wine and there’s a genie inside.  The genie says, “You can have 10 wishes.  All of them must be about the world, rather than yourself.  And, if one of them ends up killing you…that death won’t occur until after the 10th wish is made.
What would you wish for?
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