“A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves largesse from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most benefits from the public treasury with the result that a democracy always collapses over loose fiscal policy, always followed by a dictatorship. The average age of the world’s greatest civilizations has been 200 years.” – Author unknown. Attributed to Alexander Fraser Tytler, Lord Woodhouselee. Unverified.
True change, true hope, and true enlightenment are for the free democracy that breaks the cycle of its own demise, correcting its problems through private enterprise, justice, and liberty and not an all controlling government with a judiciary aiding its influence.
False change, false hope, and false enlightenment are the domain of the over emotional society that merely repeats ancient mantras and calls them new, convincing its citizenry of gloom in order to rise up and dismantle the democracy and its liberties.
A true sign of a false prophet is one who lives like a millionaire while asking his followers to expect less of life.