Changes in man’s society—in his economics, politics, or religion—nearly always come from the bottom, not the top, because the top (the ruling elite) does not want to change; it always wants to be on top. But if they try to seal the pot to preserve the status quo, they cannot, and the pot will explode and destroy itself because of the fire.
There must be this continual change. Otherwise there would be total stagnation and corruption, because that which is at the top is . . .