Isn’t it ironic that the people who demand the most empathy, are the same ones who lack it the most themselves?
There’s an old wisdom that some older people tell younger people when they’re at odds on a topic. It goes, “I’ve been your age before, you’ve never been mine…”.
What separates the working class from the elite isn’t the management of products, or services, or even people. It’s the management of fear. The elite know what it’s like to experience fear. They are human, after all. They simply found a way to internalize and manage that fear. It’s that same fear that forces the working class into creating and staying loyal to the same elite they bemoan.
Whenever the working class get caught up in demonizing the elite, all the elite have to do is say, “I know what it’s like to be fearful. You’ve never known what it’s like to do it anyway.”