Are we progressing or regressing.. as the years pass by, one needs to work harder and harder to earn a living?

Over the years, both husband and wife have to go for work and both need to put in more hours than ever before to earn a decent living. In fact, one needs to put in many more years of education and training these days just to get qualified to get a decent job. If we are progressing, is it not expected that we should... show more Over the years, both husband and wife have to go for work and both need to put in more hours than ever before to earn a decent living. In fact, one needs to put in many more years of education and training these days just to get qualified to get a decent job. If we are progressing, is it not expected that we should need to work less and have more time to relax...... it seems as though we are getting poorer by the day notwithstanding all the claims of technological development and advancement.
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