The human experience is by nature problematic. It was always problematic and probably will always be problematic. This is the nature of being human.
What's the point?
I'm not sure whether you are asking,
What's the point in the book, person, system?
What's the point in trying?
What's the point in living?
“Wisdom is knowing I am nothing, Love is knowing I am everything, and between the two my life moves.” ― Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj