There was no Golden Age of moral decency. There was always depravity out there we just now have a spotlight to shine on it
Cameras everywhere we can now see the underworld. The one that's always been there. We're pretty much living in as good as it's been. Take that nostalgia filter off!
Think about it. You are good enough off to wast time commenting here. That's pretty good. You don't need to fight a war or harvest the food for the season or gather firewood or worry about dying of a good number of old diseases.