Societal decadence is a kind of filter that civilization much pass through
I would posit that the first thing we must do is get away from the Nuclear family and go back to the traditional family and do it quick. Having close family relationships between brothers and sisters, parents, grand parents, uncles and aunts is a stabilizing form.
I given up telling small towns that they need things to keep younger people around, they'll either adapt or they'll die.
I think that line “I don’t you so” s/b “I told you so”