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If you deny people being happy, then they will find ways to be happy.
If it means using substances, they will do so.
If it means creating their own world, where they can be happy, because you prohibit so in yours, then they do so.
People have an innate need to be happy and you can nothing do to stop them.
Even if you condone escapism, you won't stop people from being happy and the only thing that gets /you/ is a fist in your face.