Oh, humanity has changed...our technology (including the first irrigation ditch and the plow) makes us dumber and lazier every year as it consumes exponentially more of our grandchildren's resources for the sake of Money. The shift to market-based systems of responsibility has turned the collective intentionality of humanity toward wagering their children's lives on the competitive moral turpitude of stock brokers and corporate accountancy.
Advertisers turn people's brains to mush for a profit and then get to deduct the cost from the commons' tax base.
"A corporation is a pile of money to which a group of people swear moral allegiance." -Wendell Berry
"People do shit. They have reasons for doing shit; in that order." -Dave Maleckar, 100WordRant