"That happens with education, developing mental toughness, and dedication, characteristics anyone is capable of exhibiting and learning."
OK, how do we move from HERE to THERE? Especially when there are so many vested interests in developing curriculum in American education systems?
After I self-published the first edition, I got the question: "How do we move from HERE to THERE?" I believe I have answered that in Chapter 6. Hint: we need to be trained, so it won't be overnight.
As for the current system, who is telling the truth? My wife likes watching CNN, and they are very content on blaming every Covid death on Mr. Trump. We Canadians are managing this illness better than USA (at least until latlely), and the per-capita results are significantly better. But we don't have a handle on this disease. Especially when many Canadians won't wear masks.
When a TDG representative is accused of malfeasance and the evidence is a little too compelling, the annual election will hold that person accountable. The TDG elections will find someone else.
The civics education in the TDG is quite simple: vote for someone of good character and capacity for governance.