Enter, The Black Death. For 3 years, all across Europe, Asia and Africa, The Black Death ravaged entire communities and rapidly deprived the ruling elites of their labor force. Even the landlords and monarchs themselves were not immune from the horrific plague. Theories and scapegoating were just some of the coping mechanisms people used to try and explain why this was happening. Many called the plague a miasma; a free-floating phenomenon created by God to smite those who were guilty of sin. Others resorted to blaming
Most people would prefer the former, but as President John Kennedy once said, "Those who make the peaceful revolution impossible make the violent revolution inevitable."
We are made to believe, according to the teachings of the generations before us and those who control the levers of power, that our system is engraved in solid stone and that there is nothing we can do to change it. Those who hold the power work endlessly to ensure their own futures while weakening the foundations upon which this country was founded
In our traditional capitalist system, there are always the "Haves" and the "Have-Nots". Since those with the gold make the rules, those individuals are able to form the societal infrastructure to their own advantage and keep the mass of people from living their lives with dignity. They use law enforcement for physical oppression. They use politics for..