The odds are against you
I hate to discourage owners from getting involved in community
organizing but you need to know that the odds are against you. It can
be done but it is usually not quick or easy.
odds are against him too!
For all our talk about our democratic way of life, our governments and
corporations are structured to ensure stability over democracy. Order
and stability, no matter how flawed, is preferred over uncertainty. Our
so-called “betters” have always had a never-ending fear of the unwashed
The odds are with the board. However, one reason for that is most
owners do not know how to go about battling the board so they make a
lot of mistakes and by the time they learn the rules of the game, they
have done themselves a lot of harm.
On the other hand, many property managers and board members have
contempt for the owners. That makes them arrogant and careless, so they
too make a lot of mistakes that an owner can exploit.
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