Shouldn't life be simpler in the 21 century?

With all our innovations and technology you'd have thought life would be simpler, but people work longer now and get paid less, let alone all the paperwork, pointless jobs, debt, and other hassle of modern life. Shouldn't the tech that's out there truly being used to benefit all of us rather than just... show more With all our innovations and technology you'd have thought life would be simpler, but people work longer now and get paid less, let alone all the paperwork, pointless jobs, debt, and other hassle of modern life.

Shouldn't the tech that's out there truly being used to benefit all of us rather than just the rich capitalists? Couldn't we create a more relaxed relatively stress free world? Is that really so far beyond our capacity?
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