Its better to try than just give in, even if our chance to make a difference is small. If we try, we have a chance.
If we resign ourselves to powerlessness, as you seem to suggest, and just do nothing, it is pretty much guaranteed nothing will change in our favor.
I'll take the small chance... besides, what have we got to lose by signing the petition?
It is quite clear what we have to lose by not signing it.
“Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.” -- John Quincy Adams
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