As long as everything is going swimmingly for them, and they are not impacted personally, they won't care.
It is only when something happens that they can be jolted awake:
- They are assaulted by police, or witness it first hand
- They get a bill from the IRS saying they owe something huge that they didn't know about
In short, they need to somehow get a clue that they're being lied to. Trying to force it on them will indeed make them miserable.
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As for reteaching Liberty folks to be happy: This is a challenge. Remind me in three days to explain it.
In the meantime, listen to that album by the Knux. It should make anyone happy.
Who is Cornmeal Smithy?