THE PARADOX OF OUR TIME.

By George Carlin.

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 and smaller families; more conveniences, but
less time; we have more degrees, but less sense; more knowledge,
but less judgment; more experts, but 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 too quickly, stay up too
late, get up too tired, read too seldom, watch TV too much, and
pray too seldom..

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, 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 done larger things, but not better things..

We’ve cleaned up the air, but polluted the soul..

We’ve split the atom, but not our prejudice..

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 have less communication..

These are the times of fast foods and slow digestion; 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 days of two incomes, but more divorce; of fancier houses,
but broken homes..

These are days of quick trips, disposable diapers, throw-away
morality, one-night stands, overweight bodies, and pills that
do everything from cheer, to quiet, to kill..

It is a time when there is much in the show window and nothing
in the stock room; 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..

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Barry Blomkamp Nd. Bsc (UL)
Professional Public Speaker, Trainer and Corporate Entertainer,
Motivational speaker, Guest & Key note speaker, Seminar &
Conference speaker, Team Builder, Comedian, Master of Ceremonies,

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Conferences and/or Seminars, Award functions, Year end parties,
Christmas parties,

Cape Town, South Africa.

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