“Keep government out of our lives” Then: they insist on visiting you in your bedroom, telling you who you can marry – not that long ago at all, interracial marriage was illegal, restricting women’s health care, seek to eliminate the teaching of evolution, limit the use of the word global warming and who may speak it (not the Pope), restricting a women’s control of her own body, forcing God on you whether you want him or not, declaring America a Christian nation, while many of the founding fathers believed that, NOT (we were formed as a nation of RELIOUS FREEDOM), working to privatize public schools and control what is and what is not taught, restricting voting rights by very questionable means.
Vested interest: the motivation of the greedy and or those threatened with competition. Corporate America preaches the necessity and benefits of competition until they are faced with it’s success. Solar energy and wind power are only two such competitive sources which have the fossil fuel forces working overtime to stop or delay the development of these new competitors. In this particular instance they are willing to deny the existence and threat of human caused global weather change and its threat to the planet. The corporate culture has no interest in the general welfare; it never has and never will.
The solution; a progressive government dedicated to the general welfare of the people, using tax reform and all the other forces that will come with a revolutionary reform government.
The continuous progress of science answering the most early why questions of philosophy; which were first answered by the creation of various religions with mythical answers, is insuring the eventual demise of both philosophy and religion.