At some point we stopped thinking of the future as Utopia and began thinking of it as apocalytpic.
Humanities and Political Science, Carleton University.
"The Evolution of Public Thought from Utopia to Distopia, and the Effect on Public Policy"
Rollo May (1909-1994), American existential psychologist. “Love and Will”, ch. 9 (1969). (via Wikiquote)
Depression distorts time and thought. Depression raises mountains out of the flat plains and transmutes the familiar into the frightening. Depression saps and drains, extracting a psychic tax for the most commonplace actions and thoughts — like feigning wellbeing. Depression lies.