“It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends on his not understanding it.”
― Upton Sinclair
Read that quote and think about what it means. When you understand that, you will understand so many things about life in contemporary America, or any capitalist country. Everything will light up, bells will ring, and you will have an epiphany that never ends.
That one quote explains it all, right there. That’s all you need to know.