A widely accepted measure of a society’s success is the measure to which it is industrialized.
Industrialization is seen as the universal means whereby social and cultural life can be improved. Previously a people’s history, culture, education, art, self-awareness and sense of purpose marked them as mature or immature, fulfilled or unfulfilled. Mans need of:
a sense of assurance as to his identity,
a sense of community relating him to his fellowmen, and
a sense of the spiritual meaning and purpose of his life (1)