Then King David went in and sat before the LORD, and he said: “Who am I, O LORD God, and what is my family, that you have brought me this far?
“Why are we always stuck with the words unspoken?”
I think politicians think about doing this (PG-13) more often than they let on.
One academic writing on why my life is miserable…er, where the literature on associations is:
Elements for a comprehensive theory of associations lie scattered across diverse disciplines, including sociology, political science, business, organizational analysis, social work, labor economics, recreation and leisure, and law.