An example could be the French revolution wherein the ruling elite had no idea of what the everyday average person was experiencing.

Bringing it forward to today’s Covid issue and people are led to believe that drinking Bollinger (“let them eat cake”) and going to horse races is more important than going to work, feeding your family and living a life that includes normal things like weddings, funerals, well then people begin to rebel in their own way.

Consistency and a level playing field will have a better chance of helping us stay in line – one rule for some and one for others is more likely to cause us to no longer value the rules.