Any revolutionary change must be preceded by a passive, affirmative, non-challenging attitude toward change among the mass of our people. They must feel so frustrated, so defeated, so lost, so futureless in the prevailing system that they are willing to let go of the past and change the future. This acceptance is the reformation essential to any revolution. To bring on this reformation requires that the organizer work inside the system….

Saul Alinsky
I feel lost a lot. And I recognize that the past is gone, and that change is in the nature of reality.
So how come I’m not supporting revolution?
Forgive me, but when I hear the word “change” (especially from people who seek greater power over me), I generally assume they want to make things worse — but for what they claim is my own good.