Wealth distribution makes freedom possible, provided that people want it
usually, but not always, spread out from an upper class to the population in the
course of time. Wealth distributions, meaning better working and living
conditions, were probably never provided without striking a blow between the
sides involved. Sometimes history passes off in leaps, through revolutions and
bloodshed, because the upper class won’t give up an abundance of property...
The population increases because of combating diseases and general knowledge about and improvement of food, sanitation, and working conditions. The industrialism and the freedom that follows means that man can ask himself why he is here, but also learn to use leisure time. The previous century included two world wars showing that humans in general have got difficulty using the spare time in a sensible and intelligent way...
The situation today
We find ourselves in at situation in world history, where we to a great extent has solved the fundamental problems about food and housing. The technological development makes it possible to solve the fundamental global issues concerning hunger, poverty, pollution and destruction of nature in other respects. Many problems can be solved by a new attitude in the western world, but a chance of attitude in the developing country is also necessary...
Too many moderns do not consider the quality of their consumption
In everyday life moderns have got liberty of action. Strictly speaking they can do almost anything they want. Most moderns do, if they are economically and socially independent.
In the free scope moderns do not think along religious lines. Religion is disconnected having the day off, and will only be connected in case of accidents or death. Moderns decide their attitude to their family, their gardens and their neighbours, being owner-occupiers.
Events like September 11 remind them of the surrounding world and of the global situation. To most moderns global orientation is insignificant, except in case of holiday trips...