Government may serve the people, or government may force the people to serve it. How each issue is viewed by a majority or minority, depends primarily on the perspective of the individual, not some
grand judge who acts to insure fairness in opportunity and outcome for all. We need pro active environmental protection as we are killing ourselves and the planet with poisons. It's easy to deny if you feel great today, and impossible to deny if you have cancer tomorrow, or if you watch a science show that tells you 90% of all large fish are now dead. Being out of a job is terrible no matter what age a person is, but having worked in one field for a lifetime may make it harder to see opportunities
elsewhere. Most of us have many talents!