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Are people less, or more skilled than 50 years ago?


It seems like people have less and less knowledge about being self-sufficient these days...is the transition from real world to digital? Physical to mental? Is out current direction, as a society, sustainable?

 

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    Connor Newman (Connor M Newman) 4 months ago

    Thank you for the thoughtful answer. I really did not intend to imply a negative connotation, but was genuinely just interested in people's thoughts. I also must admit, as a farmer, I am probably biased towards the physical. Thank you again.

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    Connor Newman (Connor M Newman) 4 months ago

    Aime, thank you. Your answer was probably the most challenging to me. I certainly did not mean to be offensive, nor gender specific. Perhaps the shift I see is more a focus on societal rather than individual reliance? No negativity implied.

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    Connor Newman (Connor M Newman) 4 months ago

    I think maybe my intent was clouded by my own commentary. As mentioned to other users, I am admittedly biased toward physical skill. Is it more clearly worded to wonder if our skill sets are moving towards providing for a community rather than self?


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    Connor Newman (Connor M Newman) 4 months ago

    What an interesting insight. I got exactly what I wanted, which was a varied response to a simple, but broad question. Thank you for taking the time to answer.