Paradox of Our Time

blueRoSe
By blueRoSe

I want to share below e-mail I received today....

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 but less sense,

more knowledge, but less judgment,

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,

but 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 a new neighbor.

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 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 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.

Fancier houses, but broken homes.

These are days of quick trips, disposable diapers, throwaway 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 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...

!!! please send it to someone

Remember, spend some time with your loved ones,

because they are not going to be around forever.

Remember, 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.

Remember, 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.

Remember, 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 of you.

Remember to hold hands and cherish the moment for someday that person will not be there again.

Give time to love,

give time to speak!

And give time to share the precious thoughts in your mind.

AND ALWAYS REMEMBER:

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,

but by the moments that take our breath away.

by: George Carlin

A MOMENT TO THINK

A MINUTE TO PONDER

A HOUR TO REFLECT

YESTERDAY IS GONE

WHAT MATTER IS NOW

TOMORROW MAY NEVER COME

by: D.E.Rosana

By blueRoSe• 13 years 11 months ago.
blueRoSe

I just hope we spend some time to read this post and think about it...

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 God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.&q

By Dracula• 13 years 11 months ago.
Dracula

ME...FEW MINS AGO!

By flanostu• 13 years 11 months ago.
flanostu

drac, i only got up a few hours ago.

By Dracula• 13 years 11 months ago.
Dracula

oh my head!...oh my head!

By flanostu• 13 years 11 months ago.
Rating: 4/5
flanostu

We drink too much, smoke too much, spend too recklessly......last night at irish harp!

By janeyjaney• 13 years 11 months ago.
janeyjaney

It makes you thnk, are we humans actually moving forward? -------------------------------------------------

╬ We are the renegades of funk! ╬

By nadt• 13 years 11 months ago.
nadt

Nice.I enjoyed reading this..

By belfa88• 13 years 11 months ago.
belfa88

Very nice and think if half of the world would take a moment and remember some of the nice stuff if not all, that we should..or on a closer scale, just people in Qatar.

By heero_yuy2• 13 years 11 months ago.
heero_yuy2

...is that maybe in a good life we ain't walkin' upright...

"Everything in this book may be wrong." Illusions: The Adventures of The Reluctant Messiah by Richard Bach

By britexpat• 13 years 11 months ago.
britexpat

doomed to always making choices. This indeed is life's greatest paradox.

By t_coffee_or_me• 13 years 11 months ago.
Rating: 3/5
t_coffee_or_me

Thats life as its become too commercial

 

 

 

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By t_coffee_or_me• 13 years 11 months ago.
Rating: 4/5
t_coffee_or_me

Thats life as its become too commercial

 

 

 

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By thexonic• 13 years 11 months ago.
thexonic

Nice stuff :).

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By mallrat• 13 years 11 months ago.
Rating: 3/5
mallrat

I always lie' is a paradox because if it is true it must be false.

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