We happen to be alive at a time of peak abundance and technological miracles. It’s never been easier or more comfortable to be a human.
On nearly every dimension — longevity, dependable access to food, quality of shelter, personal safety, leisure time, intellectual pursuits, technological advancements — no previous generation of humans have enjoyed the excesses and luxuries that we currently do.
What are you going to do with that good fortune while it lasts? Because it won’t for much longer.