OK lets say that you had the money,time, talent, programmers, in short everything you needed it still could not be done because you would never get everyone to think the same.
Its true what you say like most of our lifestyle now is rush, rush, and more rush. I am glad I grew up in a slower time. I cant imagine what life will be like in even say another decade which is kind of sad.
And in the end, it comes down to what the majority of buyers think is important. And right now, the majority of buyers are hooked on eye candy. So a ton of time and resources get spent on the graphics engine and particle effects.
Meditation on inevitable death should be performed daily.