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The paradox of our time

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posted on Dec, 30 2012 @ 11:55 PM
I read this today and thought I would share it with you, its by Dr Bob Moorehead.

"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 we have less; we buy more, but enjoy less.

We have bigger houses and smaller families; more conveniences, but less time. We have more degrees but
less sense; more knowledge, but less judgement; more experts, yet more problems; more medicine, but less wellness.

We drink too much, smoke too much, spend too recklessly, laugh too little, drive too fast, get too angry, stay up too late, get up too tired, read too little, watch TV too much, and pray too seldom. we have multiplied our possesions, 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 not life to years. We've been all the way to the moon and back, but have trouble crossing the street to meet a new nieghbor. We conquered outer space but not inner space. We've done larger things, but not better things.

We've cleaned up the air, but polluted the soul. We've conquered the atom, but not our predjudice. We write more, but learn less. We plan more, but accomplish less. We've learned to rush, but not to wait. We build more computers to hold more information, to produce more copies than ever, but we communicate less and less.

These are the times of fast foods and slow digestion; big men and small character; steep profits and shallow relationships. These are the days of two incomes but more divorce; fancier houses but broken homes.
These are the days of quick trips, disposable diapers, throwaway morality, one night stands, overweight bodies, and pills that do from cheer, to quiet, to kill. It is a time when there is much in the showroom window and nothing in the stockroom. A time when technology can bring this letter to you, and a time when you can choose either to share this insight or to just hit delete.

*spend some time with your loved ones, because they are not going to be around forever.

*to say a kind word to someone who looks up to you in awe, because that little person soon will grow up and leave your side.

*to give a warm hug to the one next to you, because that is the only treasure you can give with your heart and it doesn't cost a cent.

*to say "I love you" to your partner and your loved ones, but most of all mean it. A kiss and an embrace will mend hurt when it comes from deep inside you.

*give time to love, give time to speak, and give time to share the precious thoughts in your mind.

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away...."

I think we all need to read this and try and learn the lessons in life ready for the new year, as it might not be the end of the world but lets make it a start of a new world and a better place for all of us to live in peace.

posted on Dec, 31 2012 @ 12:10 AM
With technology comes the loss of discipline. With the loss of discipline comes the fall of everything. You see, when 1 man makes a breakthrough and the government sells the product and not the knowledge, you wind up with a mass of people that hold nothing but ignorance.

These folks are the ones glued to their TV, to their Facebook, to their cell phones. Wrapped up and lost in the meaningless commotion.

posted on Dec, 31 2012 @ 01:05 AM
I do think mankind has change or we will be extinct within the next 100 years or so.......


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