Prager H2: The Titanic sank because all the water-tight compartments were damaged and filled with water. If one or two had not been breached, the ship would have stayed afloat. To stay happy, to stay afloat, as it were, you need to compartmentalize your problems. Don’t allow problems to spill over to all aspects of your life. A Best of Prager Hour. Originally broadcast on January 9, 2009.