What is in the best interest of your city? How about your country? How do those differ from what is in your personal best interest?
The concept of “World Peace” has been favored by children’s beauty pageant competitors and a few Nobel Laureates who never matured beyond that stage, but for most who spoke of it, the concept was little more than idle fantasy. Many more people claimed to want it than were willing to change, and those without the motivation to change couldn’t envision a means of making it happen.