This is some deep
We think our younger generation never notices anything, but in truth, they notice more than we as adults do, and they notice and understand more than what we want to admit they do.........
A Columbine student wrote this, very compelling:
"The paradox of our time in history is that we have
taller buildings, but shorter tempers;
wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints;
we spend more, but have less;
we buy more, but enjoy it less.
We have bigger houses, but smaller families;
more conveniences, but less time;
we have more degrees, but less sense;
more knowledge, but less judgment;
more experts, but more problems;
medicine, but less wellness.
We have multiplied our possessions, but reduced our values.
We talk too much, love too seldom, and hate too often.
We've learned how to make a living, but not a life;
we've added years to life, but
not life to years.
We've been all the way to the moon and back, but have trouble crossing the street to meet the new neighbor.
We've conquered outer space, but not inner space;
we've cleaned up the air, but polluted the soul;
we've split the atom, but not
We have higher incomes. But lower morals;
we've become long on quantity,
but short on quality.
These are the times of tall men and short character;
steep profits and shallow relationships.
These are the times of world peace, but domestic warfare;
more leisure, but less fun;
more kinds of food, but less nutrition.
These are the days of two incomes, but more divorce;
of fancier houses, but broken
It is a time when there is much in the show window and nothing in the stockroom;
a time when technology can bring this letter to you,http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/paradox.asp