Self Governance is hard

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Every day, I see article after article fretting about the State of Trump in America. Climate change. Income inequality. Pollution. Corruption. Opioids. Human trafficking. Automation. The list of misery goes on and on. But few are willing to point out the real reason we are here, at this point in time, a nation divided, polarized and paralyzed. We are here because self governance is hard.