How do we know that socially we have failed? No need for sophisticated and dubious social science or measurements. Just a couple of simple questions.
Now Singapore is no longer an impoverished country with full of deprivations, but as always every where else still full of wants.
1. Do your children want to have your kind life?
2. Do you even have kids at all? (TFR of 1.22, i.e., is slow mass suicide without pain and feeling of guilt)
3. Do you think your kids can have a superior version of your kind of life?