Sometimes the very things that are expected to help actually hinder and the things thought to destroy bring life. Progress sounds energetic and positive; often it is. Yet there is a possible dark and difficult component to progress.
All of “modern” technology was predicted to make the average work week shorter, end stress, and usher in global euphoria (maybe I exaggerate a small bit). Unfortunately, people work longer for less, are more stressed than ever, and are far from global peace and joy.
Have you considered the downside of your smartphone, tablet, or personal computing device?
People are, in fact, alone together.