Have you ever wondered if there is a quick and easy way for identifying the weak points and deficits of any given society? Well.. here is one. Any given society will always lack whichever qualities, resources or attributes it constantly claims to have in abundance.
Being self aware in a society like the one we live in today means you are aware of the giant pile of shit that society has become. Most people can't understand it, and for those that can, a bunch of them choose to hide their head in the sand.