The problems are hidden from view. The corporate media does not talk about what is going on honestly between our countries and other countries. Or within our own.
It's stressful to live in dysfunctional families. The pretence that everything is OK - when you know that it isn't. The emotional dishonesty.
And yet everyone goes about playing the game. We pretend that we are free. We pretend that people have equal opportunites. We pretend that the violence that our country commits or supports is self-defense. We pretend that we are good and that others are bad.
It may be that the majority of people in the US live comfortably - in a physical sense. Needs are met. Life goes on. People focus on trivialities. Meanwhile, the US engages in "techniques of world control". (more here).