Since humanity was born, we had to clear many hurdles: poverty, pain, famine, wariness, caresties, death. To pull throught we called on four instincts: nutrition, procreation, aggression and reflection.
Plus, we have added the creativity of our MIND.
In these last years many sociologists was convinced to have identified the evolution trend of our society. From the forming it was gone to industrial, then post-industrial and, at last, post-modern.
With Post-Moderism REALITY and FICTION merge together, it doesn't matter the objective reality but only of a transitional and liquid body (ephemereal).
The civilization has a deep relation with the desire to hide any social organization from itself, not objectively but as MATTER.