Over the years, I have developed a number of automatic text substitutions for phrases/platitudes I hear people utter. The filter works so that what I hear is converted into my internal version before processing further.
In our social evolution as a species, biology and culture run on parallel tracks, but they do so at different speeds. Thus biology, quickly and disruptively, can be outpaced by cultural change.
The layers of delusion in which members of society have wrapped themselves, so as to not have to face up to the hard choices that face us, are seemingly endless.
Lost in a make believe world while we destroy the real one.