Apathy and the Declaration of Independence

Democracy becomes an illusion.

thejumbledmind

Apathy is breaking democracies apart.  As in the quote, multinational corporations are now dictating policy.  Buying politicians to enact laws that benefit only them is not sustainable.  We need to be active and vigilant and aware of the entire political climate.  We need to remember that politicians only work for their next election…they cannot be trusted…ever.  I am encouraged by the occupy movement, but it is only one small step.  People need to rise up and take a stand…stop simply complaining about how things are and do something…believe in something.  Stop believing in the tired “trickle down economics”….it is a major fallacy.  One of the richest men on the planet doesn’t believe in it.

The founders of the United States of America got it right when they said in the Declaration of Independence…

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed…

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