WhatsInItForMe is fuel for the InvisibleHand mechanism.
A powerful force that resulted in much progress of civilization and culture as we know now.
In post modern times of the 21st century, abundance of choices and knowledge has engendered FragileRelationships in most aspects of human endeavours.
Within the Western society traditional institutions lose credibility. And in a global sense the "have not" countries find it difficult to contain extremism and radicalism in their population, which has resulted in export of terrorism back to the afluent parts of the world.