The peasants have no bread, ‘let them eat cake’, there is no record of this phrase ever having been uttered by a French princess or anyone else, no matter the meaning stuck a cord.
‘No taxation without representation’ a slogan ignited the American Revolution.
‘Bloody Sunday’, events in 1905 when unarmed demonstrators were fired upon by soldiers of the Imperial Guard wanting to present a petition to Tsar Nicholas II of Russia.
A malicious four-year drought (climate change) incited the people to march on the capital of Syria demanding government action, who displayed indifference.
When government or the ruling class seem not to be responding to the needs of the populace the time is ripe for revolution and or civil disobedience that often can lead to civil war. So when it is heard that civil war in Syria is implausible because of climate change, you now have the tools to laugh in their face because of their lack of insight that you now possess…