The importance of technological progress in this new "digital age" must not convince us to abandon the centrality that man must occupy in this moment of epochal change. If we want to live well this revolution already begun, we must put man and human values at the center of development.

This enterprise is not easy, since today for today, at the center of humanity's interest there is usually money in the form of profit.

It is often said in the United States (but also elsewhere) that one is worth what your current account is worth. If we evaluate people for what they have in purely economic terms, then we should not be surprised if an effect of the digital age can to be that of putting the dignity of man in the background to the purely economic aspect.

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