Yes crack was a serious issue in the 80s.I really like this article but you did not talk about the crack epidemi. It swept through like a forest fire and destroyed many lives and families.
Every decade, every era does have its problems. You’re correct about how technology evolves as long as it’s used in a positive way.This article brings back a lot of memories, very well researcehed.
The biggest takeaway I get from it, is that every era has its big struggles, with only the details changing and things never really improving much for the general population. I believe things tend to get better overall though as technology evolves.
In keeping with the article, here's a suitably dystopian song from 1980:
And of course, the extended version:
Oh yes, the misuse of technology is a terrible thing, for example restriction of the internet in totalitarian regimes like Noth Korea, Russia, China and Iran. One can get sent to prison in those countries for one wrong click.Yes crack was a serious issue in the 80s.
Every decade, every era does have its problems. You’re correct about how technology evolves as long as it’s used in a positive way.