Quite. But if Tim Berners-Lee can still see hope then I'm going with that. Things are shifting among platforms also, with many expanding effort to support digital creators in unprecedented ways.
The lowest common denominator problem endures, however--and with it groupthink--but I believe it to be unsustainable in the long run.
You can't market humanness back to humans and even American exceptionalism has to become self-aware at some point.
Ideally before November.