The problem is that the common member is
a do gooder that is manipulated by a few
nasty power hunger maniacs at the top of the
Add to that the notion that denial is much more easily facilitated when it is exchanged for material success, community acceptance and the promise of even greater power on down the pipeline.
Or as Upton Sinclair put it,
"It is difficult to get a man to understand something
when his salary depends on his not understanding it."