Indaswamp wrote:The majority of people do not understand enough to be able to follow what is going on.
It is purposefully created so even if you try to understand, it is damned near impossible. You ever see a scam that is open and straightforward.
Social Security, pensions, ... Why the hell do people still trust other people with their money? I'm not worried, I just invested my life's savings in something I have no clue how it works that is controlled by people with a long history of incompetence and corruption. Why wouldn't that work out the best for me?
Self-reliance, independence, and freedom is totally antithetical to pensions.
A politician thinks of the next election; a statesman of the next generation. A politician looks for the success of his party; a statesman for that of the country. The statesman wished to steer, while the politician was satisfied to drift.