A sword kill a man, but cannot convert his heart. Pen creates a revolution in thr mind of men. The writing of Rousseau and Voltaire were responsible for the French Revolution. King Louis XIV had a strong army and the power of sword, but these could not stop the onrush of the flood water of revolution. Even the armies joined the peoples side under the intoxicating influence of the slogans : Liberty, Equality and Fraternity.
What was responsible for the October 1917 Revolution in Russia ? The Czar and his tyranny were unprooted The Communists, under Lenin. Came into power. It was a revolution of ideas. Karl Marx,s therov of Communism as given in his book Das Capital conquered Russia Communism conquered China and countries of Eastern Europe by the power of its ideas. Not communist solider but communist ideas of Karl destiny of Russia and of other communist countries. Today some hundred corers of people live under Communist rule. This is the victory of Karl Marx’s pen. Where armies have failed, books have worked wonders.