Comment: Anti-Revolutionaries

This is the age of revolution, in word even more than in deed. Scarcely a publication can be picked up that does not issue a call for revolution in something: art or education, politics or sex, work or play. Yet amid the now commonplace advocacy of upheaval are quieter appeals to reason that suggest revolution is not all it is reputed to be, that continuity may be preferable to crisis, that peaceful accommodation with one's fellow man may prove to be more fruitful than clobbering him—or even calling him names.

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