Modern society is dedicated to the material matters in life over the transcendent and this is wreaking havoc on the conventional classes of men. Our managerial ruling class has promoted a classless, uniform society to the detriment of the traditional classes. Men no longer realize why they should accept their place as a peasant, priest, warrior, or merchant.
A fundamental lament about modern industrial society is the atomization of society. Individuals struggle to find meaning in social orders that destroy and subvert traditions. A valuable line of questioning rests at the very beginning of industrialization: Why?