Thinking is thanking, and for what are we thankful to The One True God Trinity?
We need to make lists. I'd start with the GREAT FACT (that we live 100+x better than our ancestors a couple centuries ago, and that McCloskey in Bourgeois Dignity says that it was because of the rhetorical and financial support given to bourgeois virtues and the merchant/traders in NW Europe @ 1600 and thereafter, Holland and England. A great book, second of 6 projected. When innovation is praised, innovation comes about. 2% improvement per year starting around 1750, a great mystery. But BD is subtitled: Why Economics Can't Expalin The Modern World. Bourgeois virtues--prudence, temperance, justice, courage, faith, hope, charity.