Socialism is based on the illusion of a utopia, an imaginary state of things or place where everything is perfect. There is not, nor has there ever been a perfect place. But socialists nevertheless passionately pursue that goal.
Is this newspaper, the one you are reading now, being irresponsible? How about the TV stations you watch? Are the U.S. media covering the possible "collapse of our civilization and the extinction of much of the natural world?"