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World Today

  1. 1. The Paradox Of Our Time In History Bob Moorehead
  2. 2. Is that we have taller buildings,
  3. 3. but shorter tempers;
  4. 4. Wider freeways ,
  5. 5. but narrower viewpoints
  6. 6. We spend more,
  7. 7. But have less;
  8. 8. We buy more
  9. 9. But enjoy it less ,
  10. 10. We have bigger houses, and smaller families
  11. 11. More conveniences
  12. 12. but less time;
  13. 13. We have more experts,
  14. 14. but more problems ;
  15. 15. More medicine,
  16. 16. . but less wellness
  17. 17. <ul><li>we drink to much </li></ul><ul><li>smoke too much </li></ul><ul><li>spend too recklessly </li></ul><ul><li>laugh too little </li></ul><ul><li>drive too fast </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>get too angry </li></ul><ul><li>stay up too late </li></ul><ul><li>get up too tired </li></ul><ul><li>read too little </li></ul><ul><li>watch TV too much </li></ul><ul><li>and pray too seldom </li></ul>
  19. 19. We have multiplied our possessions,
  20. 20. but reduced our values;
  21. 21. We talk too much,
  22. 22. love too seldom,
  23. 23. and hate too often;
  24. 24. We’ve learned to make a living
  25. 25. But not a life
  26. 26. We have added years to life,
  27. 27. but not life to our years;
  28. 28. We have been all the way to the moon and back,
  29. 29. but have trouble crossing the street to meet a new neighbour.
  30. 30. We have split the atom,
  31. 31. but not our prejudice.
  32. 32. We have become long on quantity,
  33. 33. but short on quality.
  34. 34. WE write more
  35. 35. But learn less
  36. 36. We plan more
  37. 37. But accomplish less
  38. 38. These are times of tall men and short character;
  39. 39. Steep profits
  40. 40. and shallow relationships.
  41. 41. These are times of world peace
  42. 42. but domestic warfare;
  43. 43. More leisure, but less fun
  44. 44. More kinds of food,
  45. 45. but less nutrition;
  46. 46. These are the times of fancier houses,
  47. 47. but broken homes
  48. 48. This is a time when technology can bring this story to you;
  49. 49. … and you can choose whether to make a difference or ignore it.

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