It turns out that when voters are content with their own personal lives, incumbents do rather well in the polls.
This means that when things are going right we are less likely to switch things up.
We fear that we lose what (little) we have.
The amygdala screams, “Don’t be stupid.”
That is why it is so difficult to change the status quo. Those in power are unlikely to act unless…
Unless we personally know someone who has been affected by inequality then we don’t feel a need to change.
Important in any movement. Remember why we are here, and more importantly, where we are going.