The revolution is revealing the "unsustainable" : economic relationships that do not create true value. In the clamor for more many became detached from what they already had. Change creates fear of an unknown future but is a necessity to move forward and benefit from the opportunity we all share together by leaving our past behaviors behind. Understanding what is truly happening and why might be a more productive way to cope. See Lynne Twist, author of the Soul of Money as she explains.