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[–]d3rr 7 insightful - 1 fun7 insightful - 0 fun8 insightful - 1 fun -  (6 children)

It ends when 15% of us say "enough" and mean it.

[–]FormosaOolong 5 insightful - 2 fun5 insightful - 1 fun6 insightful - 2 fun -  (0 children)

Enough!

[–]hennaojisan 3 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 1 fun -  (2 children)

Please explain, when you have time, what you mean by 15%. Is that the percentage of citizens needed to call for a Constitutional Convention? Thanks.

[–]d3rr 6 insightful - 1 fun6 insightful - 0 fun7 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

I'm glad you asked. It's supposedly the amount of interest you have to get in something for a tipping point to happen, for critical mass to occur, and for the media to report on it and for it to become a 'societal issue'. Maybe it was as high as 20%.

Anyway the idea is that you don't have to convince a majority of people to change, just a substantial minority. Then the snowball is rolling.

There's some more graceful economist theory for it somewhere, I should have saved it.

[–]hennaojisan 3 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Thanks.

[–]proc0 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

So 99% was too high? lul. I bet not 15% will move their asses let alone care enough to inform themselves.

[–]d3rr 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

I try to stay hopeful... polls show 60%+ distrust the government. A lot of people are boycotting Google and social media. The Democrats are flipping on Israel.