Massive sensory over-stimulation and the over-availability of new apps, new shoes, new hair color, new clothes styles, new technology, new photo filters, new memes, new sales, hot limited seasonal promotions, and our addiction to following new trends has resulted in a serious degradation of attention. Society has changed. What things mean to us has changed. The value of everything has become arbitrary and the cost of experience customary.
The value of everything has become arbitrary and the cost of experience customary.
This seed of disillusionment grows worse with each generation. In the past, we cherished what was old, be it people, antiques, family heirlooms, and memories.
The common theme now is to discard the old, forget the history, abandon humanity’s core tenets, and create a new and better world. Yet this is only going to get worse before it gets better.
Human psychology isn’t adapted yet to handle the technology; the constant feedback of dopamine and social-induced cortisol. The past 2-3 generations of youth have higher amounts of mental disorders, suicide, aggression, depression, anxiety, stress, and accelerated burnout rate.
But who could have predicted this? Most of us couldn’t even finish a game of Minesweeper back then. But we reached for the stars.
So you want to know what’s wrong with the world?