Your salary is so good, your benefits are so good, your retirement plan is so good, everything is so good that you’re willing to sit in a cubicle hating your life for 8 hours a day simply because, on paper, you’re “living the life.”
Essentially, it boils down to one very important dynamic: Stupid is what happens when ignorance is rewarded. Repeatedly. This reward could come in the form of some tangible compensation or it could simply be the absence of negative consequence. Or even, neglect.