The old axion, "United we Stand, Divided we Fall" is true and expressed in many cultures.
Why do progressive movements, efforts, and even nations disintegrate? The devil is in the details.
We may find our initial investments in a cause mutate into energies contrary to the original concepts.
We may then have reformations to correct that which has gone off course.
Perhaps what is most painful is when we find our leaders have deliberately misled us from the beginning. Our generally cherished ideas of being members of a benevolent society and nation explode when the truth of wrongdoing and evil done in the people's name is revealed; anger, destruction, and rebellion result.
This Wiki Link describes the actions of our US government overthrowing democratically elected leaders in foreign countries. I would speculate most of these actions were to enhance our economy (the already wealthy) and or to destroy the economy of other democracies. An awareness of these actions reveals a depth of hypocrisy not to be proud of or celebrated.
In a possibly weak or maudlin attempt to refocus on humanity, the promotion of humanity, and the understanding of valuing human beings, I often look to artists and musicians. Below are a few. Add yours.
Paul Young...about loss.