Apart from all its security issues and scams, etc., the internet has succeeded in allowing billions of people to daily speak their minds, and retrieve information on political, economic, sociological, philosophical, religious, historical, maths/physics/ and chemical, medical, anthropological, environmental, cosmological, biological, musical, educational, and spiritual issues.
And to buy stuff and sell stuff.
Never before in history have the majority of passengers of spaceship earth been this conversant, aware, positively enlightened, and discouraged, fearful, and fatalistic – as in 2019.
Resolving this condition for everyone’s benefit is up to its stewards. A tall but not insurmountable order.