The great paradox of our time: everything is both better and worse than ever before

Our world is better off now than at any point in human history, but at the same time things have never been worse.

It’s a contradiction that presents us with a seemingly unresolvable conundrum: the source of our progress has become the source of our downfall. Things are too good for us to change it all, yet too bad for us to leave anything as it is.

This is the great paradox of modern times.The great paradox of our time: everything is both better and worse than ever before

I loved this piece but at the same time it left me wondering - hasn’t this always been the case?

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