The individual ego (a mind-based sense of self) is not individual; it’s an expression of the collective ego, of group think. We think we are thinking. We are not. We are being thought.
Hyper-controlled environments create more violence, not less.
The less willing we are to govern ourselves, the more autocratic government will be. Men say they do not like to be told what to do, but that is not true. They have been trained from their very beginnings to take orders. They like to be told what to do. In nation states where this is particularly the case, men in uniform (military, ecclesiastical, business) sit comfortably at the top of the system.