The Paradox of Our Age
We have bigger houses but smaller families;
more conveniences, but less time.
We have more degrees, but less sense;
more knowledge, but less judgement;
more medicines, but less healthiness.
We've been all the way to the Moon and back,
but we have trouble crossing the street to meet the
We have built more computers to hold more
to produce more copies than ever,
but we have less communication.
We have become long on quantitiy,
but short on quality.
These are the times of fast foods but slow digestion;
tall man but short character;
steep profits but shallow relationships.
It is a time when there is much in the window,
but nothing in the room.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama