You bet it is.
Literally. You bet your survival and that of your children on your ability to comprehend this basic fact.
Do not trust your security, that of your family, or that of your nation to those who do not understand just how dangerous and tough the world is. It is all too easy to forget from the comfort of one's soft bed, well stocked kitchen, luxurious movie theatres, or lavish cocktail parties.
Those lounging in the baths of the decadent Leftist enclaves of America are having fun, no doubt, but they are deep in the delusion that, through their example, they can convert the world from a dangerous and tough place into one that is safe and gentle, where everyone accepts their ideals, where the fun of decadence will eradicate the danger and toughness of the world.
Such people are the greatest danger of all in a dangerous and tough world.
It is such decadence that will surrender the safety and gentleness that is also a part of the world to the dangerous and tough.
I remember that one of the powder monkeys, 10 year-old boys who carried the shot and gunpowder onto the gun-decks, during the course of the film lost an arm, witnessed a junior officer commit suicide, and was generally in the thick of things during battles. the only form of 'grief counseling' he got was when Capitan Aubrey showed him a book about Admiral Horatio Nelson, who had also lost an arm at an early age. That and assisting Doctor Maturin in reconnaissance of one of the Galapagos islands