Read this if you don't understand.
The fundamental underpinnings of American life are ruined. The prevailing orthodoxy rules with terror. The economic alternative of flight is no longer available to most of the cowards who would otherwise be asserting their moral superiority from a safe enclave in the suburbs. Those days have come to an end.
Quite simply, there is no place left to run to.
A civilization with citizens who kill 9 month old infants because there are not enough seats at a baby shower is not a civilization. It is deluded to claim as much.
An interesting review of THE HUNGER GAMES.