Like a car that accelerates by shifting gears, society progresses by shifting science, technology, philosophy, and the arts. However, while shifting, both society and cars are temporarily disengaged. Hopefully, our endless sickness, poverty, corruption, and wars are just an extended interval of disengagement, and soon, God willing, we will finally get in gear and be on our way. Vroom Vroom! Beep Beep!
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