There is no true purpose for the things we do, only our natural desire to find the easiest method to alleviate our own discomfort. So we develop technologies to supposedly better our living when we only diminish our own worth as a species.
What is a goal for all of mankind? As a species, our purpose is to live, learn, and to evolve into something greater than what we are. So in effect, our most sensible goal as a race should be to live in harmony with each other, and with our world that nourishes us. We deviate from this, however, because our focus is no longer survival, but self satisfaction. The individuals desire to entertain themselves with fleeting pleasures. This desire seems to take precedence over all other reason or compassion in most. How can we combat mans weakness for self indulgence, and replace it with more noble ones. There must be an action that shocks, sickens, and introduces a very real fear into the individuals life. A renewed sense of self as well as anger would take the place of the weaker intentions, but there must be a direction for this new determination. A focal point that would steer this motivation into a constructive force that could spark change in the world. Sometimes to find truth, we must first move mountains