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It becomes

more appealing than ever after you have been witness to the redistribution of wealth and the mediocrity and worse that spawns. It is the individual with uncompromised ideas that causes a society to surge.

I believe compromise has it's place in a general platform, but not when it comes to a person having the courage of their conviction, pride and confidence in the product of their own mind. To compromise in that situation makes that idea less than their own.

I wonder if "stick to your guns" came from? Maybe the idea of the individual has always been there.