posted on Sep, 9 2013 @ 02:22 PM
this is hilarious.
"we didn't have it easy like these young whipper-snappers today! no-sir-ee! we walked to school, uphill, both ways, in the snow! rabble rabble
i'm 22. and you know what i'm going to not do when i'm 30, 40, 50-something? complain about the youth using emerging technologies obsessively, because
that's how young people have always done things--obsessively.
no one yelled at anyone for playing with sticks, because people had been playing with sticks since we found out they're are pretty fun to throw and
hit each other with. but we live in an era of exponentially rapid change, and rather than encouraging younger generations to adapt to that change,
some choose to scrutinize it. i don't understand the motivation for this? is it simple jealously? or do people think playing with sticks makes for
better humans than iphones? i'm not so sure the research is in on that just yet.
it seems to me, that those raised on stick-wielding and marble-rolling have only served one purpose: to perpetuate the current paradigm of corruption
and pseudo-scarcity that is controlled by the elite. whether that's because they were too ignorant to understand the system, or too busy to bother
caring, the inaction of my parents, and their parents, and their parents, have positioned america where it is today--largest exported of harm in the
you know what playing with a stick gets you? a tan. an iphone, however, EVEN when just used to play angry birds, has the potential to convey ALL HUMAN
KNOWLEDGE EVER OBTAINED EVER. sticks/kites/marbles/lawndarts can't do that. maybe, just maybe, this saturation of knowledge and technology will allow
younger generations to lead humanity past this old, dusty cycle we've been stuck in for thousands of years. if that means being a little pasty, so be
edit on 9-9-2013 by anon29 because: (MY SPELLIN')
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