David Potter on three historical conditions for societal disruption

Old black and white photograph of civil disturbance in a city street

David Potter in Aeon: "What can disruptions of the past – with their diverse outcomes – tell us today? The value of history is that it enables us to detect patterns of behaviour in the present that have had serious consequences in the past."

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Potter, D. (2022). A history of disruption, from fringe ideas to social change in Aeon Essays. Melbourne, Australia: Aeon Media Group. Retrieved 24 January 2022 from https://aeon.co/essays/a-history-of-disruption-from-fringe-ideas-to-social-change.