In the video below one of the Kennedy Politicians points out that fear can be used to control a population when the population is:
The clip with Kennedy speaking was edited, so I don’t know if Kennedy ever pointed out that fear does not control a population under Rule of Law, or common law, where the form of the government is a Republic.
A Top Down “government” can be compared to a Republic. Since the actual meaning of a Republic is The Public Thing, it is therefore a Bottom Up Government, or it is not a Republic.
Keep in mind that criminals – as a rule – rule by deception.