Everyday in society, somebody is challenging something. Everyone believes that they can make a difference. This manner of critical thinking allows for lifestyles to be altered on a regular basis. Much of this is caused by the creation of countercultures that oppose the so-called “norm” or popular culture. In the past, such people have been labeled revolutionary or enlightened thinkers. In E.P. Thompson’s book, The Making of the English Working Class, he focuses
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section of E.P Thompson’s book explains through three distinct arguments that the people of England were ready for change. By collectively creating groups that argued the principles of the current government at hand, they proved their ability to organize themselves and to create a democratic system that would serve as the building blocks for modern government.
Thompson, E.P. (1963). The Making of the English Working Class. London, England: Penguin Books.