October 30, 2012
Albert Einstein once said: “I fear the day when the technology overlaps with our humanity. The world will only have a generation of idiots.”
I agree with him. When I look at the present younger generation I think to myself “These are the people who one day will rule this country?”. I glad that I won’t be around to see it.
Get-together in a restaurant…
Enjoying the beauty of an art gallery …
Pleasantly chatting in a cafe …
Enjoying a day at the beach …
At the stadium supporting the team …
A couple spending quality time together …
Appreciating the city …
Betsy on October 31st, 2012 at 12:38 am #
oh my goodness…that is too funny…well, it’s sad, too…but funny! I learned to text so I could talk with my oldest! haha.
Toffeeapple on October 31st, 2012 at 10:58 am #
A sad indictment of our times. It is so irritating to see groups of people out to dinner doing the same thing.
helen on October 31st, 2012 at 3:59 pm #
I went to watch my step sons band play and all his friends were on their phones, taking no notice of the band. It drives me mad.
Sarah (Rhubarb) on November 3rd, 2012 at 7:44 pm #
Well, though I’m tempted to take issue with the selection of photos (any with people talking to each other are not included), I must sadly agree, as I look around me, that most are plugged-in and tuned-out here, as well.
Pat on November 6th, 2012 at 11:53 am #
It is a bit of a pain in the butt.
guyana gyal on November 13th, 2012 at 6:31 pm #
At least then, they’ll be too busy texting, tweeting, facebooking, to want to go to war
Me? I’ll be in the garden digging and planting.
A Blind Date With Life – The New Generation Divide on December 4th, 2012 at 7:00 pm #
[...] But while this generation boasts of championing life saving, live improving technology, it must also be held responsible for technology replacing humanity. As Einstein predicted quite aptly,“I fear the day when the technology overlaps with our humanity. The world will only have a generation of idiots.” Our idea of a quality time together now looks like this. [...]