Whom Can I Blame?
Let me explain the trouble with the mindless pursuit of blaming “big business, Wall Street, greedy companies, politics” and so forth: This kind of conspiratorial thinking removes any accountability from individuals and conveniently blames some amorphous “other.”
Who elects those people? Who buys their products? Who invests in the companies? Who purchases their services?
You and I.
If you’re unhappy with wealth distribution, educational failure, foreign policy, monetary policy, company profits, lack of sane policies for immigration or the homeless or mental illness, don’t look around for some “them” to blame.
Look in the mirror. Start there.