From Latin rolled, rebellion is the action and effect of rebelling . This verb, meanwhile, is associated with opposing resistance , revolt or lack due obedience. For example: "The rebellion in the Middle East has generated millions of losses to the tourism sector", “A young eighteen-year-old peasant is designated as the leader of the rebellion”, "The president said he will use all the military power under his command to end the rebellion".
The rebellion, therefore, is a I reject the authority which can range from civil disobedience to armed resistance. The term is used as a synonym for sedition , riot , lifting or revolt , although each one has its own particularities.
In general, it can be said that a revolt is an alteration or uproar, while the rebellion constitutes a crime Against public order. Sedition, meanwhile, is a collective uprising against military authority or discipline, but with less seriousness than rebellion.
Those who are part of a rebellion are known as rebels . A person that refuses to pay taxes because it considers that the government wastes the funds, a group of workers who decide to take a factory, an army that does not comply with the orders of the superiors and the citizens who throw themselves into the streets to demand the resignation of a President can be considered as protagonists of a rebellion.
"Rebelion on the farm" , on the other hand, is a novel written by George Orwell which was published in 1945 . The book is considered a criticism of Stalinism.
Characteristics of the rebellion
It's important pointing that rebellion is a necessary and healthy reaction in the face of oppression, tradition and authority, thanks to it, the world is in balance. If all the individuals acted blindly obeying the authorities on duty, what would have been an absolute power concentrated in a few and a lack of freedom in the rest. If we are not rebellious, we cannot be creative and look for alternatives that are outside of what the world considers normal or reasonable.
But it is necessary to clarify that excessive rebellion can be as harmful as absolute obedience because if we did not impose a series of rules and each one did what he wanted, life in society would be absolute chaos.
The rebellion need a subversive attitude , of people willing to change things and try new ways. The experimentation Therefore, it is a fundamental ingredient in the lives of these people. Through the search for alternative paths, regardless of the limits that your social group has tried to impose on you.
The rebellion also demands a challenge to the authority in the search for a break through which the imposition of a new method or greater freedom is possible. In a country a rebellion can mean the breakdown of a political process; the breakdown of democracy through a guerrilla to impose another type of government.
Along the history there have been many rebellions which were extremely important and, it is necessary to mention it, thanks to them the world has continued to grow. Among them we can mention the revolutions Industrial and French , the Aboriginal Rebellions in South America and the Cuban Revolution .
All of them somehow modified life in the world until that moment, bringing changes (some better than others), for all this it is necessary to say that we need them to improve and mature , as much as of the rebellion that we lived during adolescence to rebel before our tutors.