As civilizations have risen and fallen over many millennia, the rejuvenation stage of humanity's walk back to life and dynamism, has always offered and delivered meaningful progress from the arts to science and technology and the humanities among other feats.
That humanity has always advanced at leaps and bounds following all historical declines should therefore be a source of comfort to those holding fears over any inevitable forthcoming decline.
Humankind's advances in forwarding the development of life on earth have been exemplary over the last century. Yet, with great breakthroughs in medicine, science, the arts, the humanities and innovation, humanity remains bottled in less than stellar human relations, social and economic inequality and failing protection of the vital environment.
Rejuvenation out of humanity's inevitable decline must include the prioritized will to protect the environment and to earnestly spread equality and empathy across the globe - it must be the chosen path of humanity.