The thin veneer of civilization...
...is it disappearing?
More than one in ten (over the age of 12!)are taking prescription drugs for depression.
Identity theft is skyrocketing
Gang membership is up over 40% in the last 2 years
Firebombing a Taco Bell because there wasn't enough meat on a chalupa?
Here's an article that posits 22 "signs" that the world is going to Hades in a handbasket...
While I don't believe the sky is falling just yet, I do think that the superstructure which holds it in place is showing some definite signs of weakening.