June 5, 2016
“When I hear a person talking about political solutions, I know I am not listening to a serious person.”
– George Carlin
Let us explore why politics could disempower the individual.
One of the main ways politics sifts creative potential from individuals is by making it seem like solutions can only come via the establishment. This is a classic “Don’t worry, you can trust authority/the government” type of situation. Except, the government almost never take care of anything notable, and almost always continue towing the party line.
For starters, politics, on paper, is a decent idea.
This is because the idea that a politician [a person that is not infallible, mind you] can, and will, do what’s best for ‘the people’ resonates with many folks. How could it not? It offers hope and people cling to hope.
Regardless of what political party comes from…