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Thu Jan 30, 2014, 05:57 PM

3. Interesting comment, BelgianMadCow. I read an article a few years ago that described the

population here as 'abused/spouses/children who have become so accustomed to the way they live they think it is normal and therefore make little effort to change it. Mostly out of fear, fear of changes they can't predict if they take action, loss of security eg, even though they are not happy with their lives, there is a certain misguided sense of security in not trying to change anything. The familiar, no matter how bad, is better than the unknown. They become apathetic, lacking the energy it would take to change their circumstances for the better.

This is true of oppressed societies in general. They go about their normal business, keeping their heads down, staying 'out of trouble' but to those looking in it is hard to believe they can live the way they do.

I hope you are successful in your efforts for the future. I intend to find the most progressive candidates running for office in our district and no matter how little chance we are told they have, to fully them and work to change those chances.

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