The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
Henry David Thoreau said that and it’s as truthful now as it was then.
I can’t speak for other cultures, but in the country I grew up in, it’s easy to fall into a passive…
What in the world is a “cunha” you probably asked.
In Portugal, “cunha” is a term used when someone gets a job or position they wouldn’t on a normal situation but they did because they know someone who knows someone.
You could call it the Portuguese version of nepotism.