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The Paradox of this New Century

The new 21st century is a paradoxical time in human history.

The paradoxes of the 21st century
More knowledge, but less judgment
More wealth, and also much poverty
More material possessions, but less happiness
Great medicines, but less wellbeing
More technology, but many more problems
More leisure, but less fun
Lots of food, but also much hunger
More housing, but many more homeless people
More degrees, but less sense
Longer lifespans, but less life in years
Many experts to fix problems not very critical
Very few that can tackle real problems.

Katta G Murty 2001-09-27