The ancient Chinese dynasties had the Mandate of Heaven. It meant that their governing of China was smiled upon by the heavens. The concept wasn’t localized in Asia. Western Europe had the Divine Right of Kings, where the king was God’s choice to rule the people. Before you laugh at previous generation’s superstitions, we still have a similar concept. We call it the Will of the People. Because the majority of voters vote for someone, they stand for the entire country.
Trust is getting rust slowly