How about the next generation?

We reflect, we project and we react. Sometimes we get stressed on our own because we have become the most lonely people on planet.

Not so long ago, people didn’t have social media. We would make the best what we could out of our lives, in fact it was normal because there wasn’t anything else.

I remember that we went out of our homes more often. We did not know much how other people’s homes looked like. During different seasons it was even nice to walk around the village or neighborhood to see how people decorated their homes and garden for inspiration.
We wrote one another, we didn’t have anything to copy and forward to someone else to let them know how bad one was behaving.
It seems life is going fast and to some people it’s good to have technology move fat like that.
Personally I grew up in a period of time where people didn’t have phones, but Walkman and we upgraded ourselves to a CD player. In the 90’s when someone comes to visit, we would prepare lunch or dinner because we had so much to tell to one another. We saw each other after a while. We gave one another time to rehabilitate and do things that we will be telling about when we meet again. We used to be unique with our characters, talents, dressing, food and families.
I used to travel from city to city by train long back on my own. Every summer when my colleagues went on holiday, I would stay in Netherlands and travel with a discount around Netherlands. I met different Dutch people, some who still follow the typical Dutch culture and traditions. I lived in a big city where I worked. I have seen people speak to one another on a different level. Even though I knew that I was mostly the first one who would start the conversation, in the end, people were asking my number or email address. That’s how I have managed to know most people.
Apparently things are different now, life is different now, almost everything.
People we choose to be with, as friends, boyfriends, girlfriends and colleagues have become a reflection of ourselves.
No matter how much you try to represent yourself differently, it’s hard to judge on social media. People feel offended very easily as they cannot read the face expressions of the one writing. The connection left is no the same as before. But now that we are there and our children are going to see this as their past, what can we do on social media to leave a good name behind. Its definitely not bully. Let’s use our gadgets wisely.

We reflect, we project and we react. No so long ago people didn’t have social media. We would make the best what we could out of our life.

I remember that we went out of our homes more often. We did not know much how other people’s homes looked like.
We wrote one another, we didn’t have anything to copy and forward to someone else to let them know how bad one was behaving.
It seems life is going fast and to some people it’s good to have technology move fast like that.
Personally I grew up in a period of time where people didn’t have phones, but Walkman and we upgraded ourselves to a CD player. In the 90s when someone comes to visit, we would prepare lunch or dinner because we had so much to tell to one another. We saw each other after a while. We gave one another time to rehabilitate and do things that we will be telling about when we meet again. We used to be unique with our characters, talents, dressing, food and families.
I used to travel from city to city by train long back on my own. Every summer when my colleagues went on holiday, I would stay in Netherlands and travel with a discount around Netherlands. I met different Dutch people, some who still follow the typical Dutch culture and traditions. I lived in a big city where I worked. I have seen people speak to one another on a different level. Even though I knew that I was mostly the first one who would start the conversation, in the end, people were asking my number or email address. That’s how I have managed to know most people.
Apparently things are different now, life is different now, almost everything.
People we choose to be with, as friends, boyfriends, girlfriends and colleagues have become a reflection of ourselves.
No matter how much you try to represent yourself differently, it’s hard to judge on social media. People feel offended very easily as they cannot read the face expressions of the one writing. The connection left is not the same as before. But now that we are there and our children are going to see this as their past, what can we do on social media to leave a good name behind. Its definitely not bully. Let’s use our gadgets wisely.

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One Comment on “How about the next generation?

  1. Very nostalgic, and beautiful gone are the peaceful old days. No intrusion or invasion of privacy now we even go to bed with the whole world in our hands, under our pillows or on the bedside table. No time for meaningful face to face interactions we surely do miss the simple organic lifestyle.

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