"Every man leaves a lasting influence... that will affect future generations for centuries to come. But let's face it, not all legacies are the same. Some are productive, others are destructive. Some are illustrious, others are infamous... what kind of a legacy will you leave behind? A spiritual legacy is one that money can't buy and taxes can't take away, it is passing down to the next generation what matters most."
Steven J. Lawson

Wednesday, July 16, 2008


What is a revolution? One usually springs up out of some sort of social, economic, or political turmoil. In most cases, a revolution overturns everything in a society. Often revolutions cause a major pradigm shift within some or all these categories. The most common type of revolution is usually a political one that often crosses into other territories. The Russian Revolution is perhaps the most famous revolution of modern history. Fueled in part by the workers' poor living conditions and the terrible working environment, and manipulation of the factory owners, the revolution was not far off. The serfs in the country were also far from happy, yet strangely enough, the serfs contended that they loved their "Little Father" the Tsar Nicholas II. When war broke out in Europe in 1915, Russia quickly came to the aid of the Serbians whom war had been declared on by Germany after the Archduke Ferdinand was shot by a Serbian rebel. This did not bode well for the monarchy as it only further angered many in the cities and later, those on the front lines. It was only a matter of time before the Bolshevik Revolution took place...

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