P R O G R E S S
Where we have a process, there usually also is progress: basically, process is change over time. Now progress is usually seen as 'needing to be positive', since if it isn't we would call it the process of decay.
Of course one man's decay is another man's progress: where many normal everyday people see the current stiuation in the world as decaying into a non-sustainable manner. Yet the many universe idea now being explored in science creates a reality where one observer's viewpoint does not have to be wrong for another scientist's observations to be right!