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Control of civil disorder depends on how stable and cohesive the underlying society is, and how well the government manages expectations. Reconstructing the "Blitz Spirit" in today's conditions might be tough.

A replay of the Committee of Public Safety, or the October Revolution, or Bloody Sunday, or May 1968 would be chaotic, unpredictable, disastrous. And easy to start.

by asdf on Sat Mar 2nd, 2019 at 02:21:16 AM EST
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