Why does maintenance of the status quo express a decline? Supposing you maintain a perfect state, a perfect state will continue. However, reality is not perfect. Reality always has imperfection. Therefore, supposing you continue maintenance of the status quo, you have imperfection. That is, reality has an improving point. Now, what does maintenance of the status quo mean? You are looking at the improving point. Supposing you do not improve, you cannot have confidence. Maintenance of the status quo reduces confidence. Supposing you do not have confidence, you will deny possibility. You become mean. As for you, a view becomes narrow. You justify self using social common sense. Supposing you cannot have confidence, other people's failure will become like sweet honey. You will become spiritless supposing you do not have confidence. Or your human relations worsen. Can this be said to be maintenance of the status quo? Therefore, it can be said that maintenance of the status quo expresses a decline.