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James DeWeaver

Professional Contemporary Artist/Pastellist, James DeWeaver Pastels

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What happened to the 99%?

From Zuccotti Park N.Y.C.2010 to the rest of the world almost instantaneously, OWS Movement spread like wildfire. Now in late 2012 the marginalization by the 1% and their "Power networks" over the 99% has won!

Will the people who believe in the ideals of the OWS movement always fail against a stronger, better financed and organized minority of the Political and financial "Elites" around the world? If not, why? when? or how?

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    Oct 25 2012: They are either at work; looking for a job; or at the unemployment office.
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      Oct 26 2012: Your answer i think too is spot on Edward, cheers for the short and straight to the point answer!
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      Oct 26 2012: I think:
      The real reason is our instincts of equality, which is essential for our evolution.

      However, the problem is easy to solve if both 1% and 99% understand what INVALID HAPPINESS is.

      Wrong?
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        Oct 26 2012: I have not read your book which I gather is where the oxymoronic mantra. "Invalid Happiness" comes from. Anyway, When you say "The real reason is our instincts of equality. . . " what question are you answering?

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