Science moves forward, but the rest of human activities is not necessary does so. Many of so called new ideas are just well forgotten old ones. Read a diary or an article from long ago you will see that the problems bothering people didn’t change much. What they call “modern art” is often at least forty years old. Since Renaissance people have been rediscovering what Greek philosophers knew from long ago. The thing that changed is that human life became more precious – and that is a good thing.