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Can someone please explain to me what this means?
A Unanimous Realization of the Need for a Major Change
This is the very essence that motivates any revolution. Reform is the key word. A revolution may choose as its object a political transformation, a social transformation, or a simple change of ruler. This unanimous realization serves as the uniting factor ofsubordinate groups in their attempt to transform the social foundations of political power.
What does this mean? -
Revolutions occur because the people want reform (change). They may want to get rid of a whole type of government (political transformation). They may want to make life better for the ordinary people (social transformation). They may want to get a different ruler.
If the people are unified in the purpose of the revolution, then various subgroups will put away their differences and work together to bring about the desired reforms.