One side of the equation is your email client and the types of content you allow through incoming messages that may end up violating your privacy if not the security of your computer and maybe the entire network it’s attached to.
Personal evolution is the only dignified way I can think of off the top of my head to jump out of the negative feedback loop of excessive reliance on leaders and governments, reflections of past blunders recurring and mere fumbling and stumbling into the future with only tech trinkets to show for in terms of progress.
Suppose recent FreeNAS s/w update(s) to FreeNAS-11.3-U5 made this all a non-issue … on a new VM, deleted the CD-ROM device to break out of the ISO boot loop and the VM booted just fine! The built-in console connection now works and didn’t have to muck with changing the resolution!
I am looking at the negative polarity of human potential here as lack of awareness by merely encouraging the light in us doesn’t seem to be enough.
How much disaster does humanity require to learn, wake up and change its ways?