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 less. We have bigger houses and smaller families; more conveniences, but less time; we have more degrees, less sense; more knowledge, but less judgment; more experts, but more problems; more 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, not a life.
We read too infrequently and watch too much TV. We have been all the way to the moon and back, but have trouble crossing the street to meet the new neighbor. We explore outer but not inner space. We've cleaned up the air, but polluted the soul; we've split the atom , but not our prejudice. We have higher incomes and 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 times of world peace, but domestic warfare; more leisure, less fun; more food, but less nutrition, and of pills that cheer, and quiet, and kill. These are days of two incomes and more divorce; of fancier houses, but broken homes. It is a time when there is much in the show window and nothing in the stockroom.
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