The world you now live in is refered to as the sixth world, pertaining to the mayan prophecies that predict of the world’s end. Whether this world is one of hope, or one of despair is up to you to decide, but whatever you decide, the world still turns.
For anyone that wants to believe it strongly enough, the world is as simple as it looks. But you don’t have to have bioenhanced eyes to know that it’s all a fascade. The changes throughout the world have changed every aspect of life. Even a simple handshake is no longer as simple is everyone thinks.
like many places in Europe, Italy has held on to many of it’s historical landmarks and principles. But that doesn’t mean it hasn’t adapted.