Print version ISSN 1990-7451
LASERNA, Roberto. The inevitable failure of the Revolution. Tinkazos [online]. 2009, vol.12, n.27, pp. 131-141. ISSN 1990-7451.
Revolutions that aim to fight inequality are doomed to failure. The only real success of revolutions in the long run, seldom explicit and often unintended, is that they expand opportunities for social mobility. Unfortunately, the social and economic costs of revolutions is much higher than gradual processes of social and economic change like those that lead to development in democracy.
Keywords : Inequality; revolution; development; democracy; distribution; injustice; poverty; social mobility.