"All that is required for evil to prevail is for good men to do nothing. -- Edmund Burke
What did Ghandi do? What did the unions do? What did America do in its revolution?
They all saw something greater than themselves, and went for it... some even sacrificing their own lives to get there. This whole mess reminds me of the the Bhagavad Gita. So many sides, so many internal conflicts... perhaps the stage is being set so many people can offer themselves up for something greater.