If you have ever participated in a demonstration, some friend probably belittled you saying You will never change the mind of Wall Street/The Church/The Government… What you are doing is a complete waste of time.

But that is not what you are doing. What your are doing includes:

If demonstrations did not work, then why is it that progress in black rights and gay rights only came about once there were public demonstrations? Why did a hawk like Nixon wind down the Viet Nam War until the massive demonstrations?

~ Roedy (1948-02-04 age:70)