We have more (cameras), social media, Internet, and 24 hour cable news stations than we have ever had in the past.
The public has more ways now to vocalize their opinions!
This can be both good and bad. People are learning about cultural issues from more than just one bias source. In many cases opinions and feelings are replacing facts. So it’s not what happened it’s how people perceived it happened facts be darned.
When Black Lives Matter can call for death of whites and cops, segregation for the feelings of blacks, and have members attack whites while the federal leadership and local officials say "we feel your pain, you need space to destroy property and attack people you don't like" ... in contrast to 15 years ago when Morgan Freedman said black history month was redundant because we're all American - yes, we're much more racially divided.
Compounding the problem is preference in immigration for people who are from cultures as far from Judeo-Christian American as possible. As the minister at ATLAH ministries said, 60 years ago, it was black and white, very few Asians and Native Americans. Now you have 40 racial categories and combinations on the Census, and as many competing groups plus Muslims and other religious categories demanding their own accommodations. When you have far more factions, plus identity politics that say you belong to your demographic group first and foremost, you guarantee division on demographic characteristics and competition among them.
by Goodpal 6 years ago
Is the world safer today that it was a century ago?There is far too much destruction power available today with nations than a hundred years ago. Are we heading towards a ugly future with so many automatic and brilliant machines to kill people (called "enemies" by civilized people!). If...
by Gianandrea Maoli 7 years ago
Think about who you are now and who you were 5 years ago. Have you changed much and if so how?
by freefogging 8 years ago
Do you think kids today are more beligerant than kids of 20 years ago?
by Xenonlit 6 years ago
The Republicans will not get away with this "Better off than four years ago" business. They already said that they will do anything to bring down the government and the first Black president. Apparently, they were prepared to destroy our nation in the process.For the most recent ...
by jasenpages 8 years ago
If you could go back in time, say 10 years ago, what would you invest your money in?I would buy a crapload of Apple stock, I read in an article about a year ago that if you had spent $400 buying Apple stock back in 2001 instead of buying an iPod, it would be worth over $10,000 today!
by threekeys 20 months ago
Are you the same person you were 10 years ago? What 2 things have changed, or, stayed the same?
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