In dying civilizations, disinformation becomes the norm, not so much because government and industry circulate it, but because normal people bleat-repeat lies in order to make themselves feel better about living in a dying age.

[…]From that come many obvious things. No conservative can support egalitarianism or equality in any form because these things are not found in reality. That makes the conservative a foe of modernity, utilitarianism, democracy, and equality.

[…]Individualism in our time manifests as me-first pretense. Our society might be going to hell, one might say, but not me; unlike these other idiots, I have an advanced degree, I have a condominium in the hip neighborhood, I have a thriving investment portfolio…[…]

How Individualism Destroys Societies — Amerika