Many people in continental Europe supported the America Revolution against England in late eighteenth century. The Americans were actualizing what continental philosophers at the time (like Rousseau and Condorcet) idealized.
Things in this World tend towards stagnation and decay, from biological entities to political and economic systems. It’s the law of entropy.
Just as startups must disrupt and innovate, eventually old religious, political and economic systems must be torn down as well. The cycle of death and rebirth is ever-present in human affairs.