You have an excellent point. The immediate problem is that technology is seen only as business. Business is authoritarian and hierarchical. The owners rule. Increasingly our tools are becoming intelligent which allows choice (voting) on our environments. But this is dependent on an all ruling admin or, increasingly, a bot.
I’m not arguing against your project. We are facing a critical sociopolitical disaster that is, sadly, far bigger than one low order demagogue in way over his head. You are absolutely correct people are conditioned by their environment and rational self rule has always been rigidly limited. So many will fall for very old scams because they ate programmed to obey. Business environments are the most difficult to democratize. And all that most people know. As I alluded to above, our hope is probably AI, truly impersonal, logical administrators. That’s sooner than people realize and we need to facilitate this for our species benefit. How can that help to free people?