A Different World Today

Posted by M ws On Friday, December 30, 2011 4 comments
Thanks to Linda who sent me the following post which shows what a different world we live in today...


Scenario :
Johnny and Mark get into a fight after school.

1957 - Crowd gathers. Mark wins. Johnny and Mark shake hands and end up best friends.

2010 - Police called, arrests Johnny and Mark.. Charge them with assault, both expelled even though Johnny started it. Both children go to anger management programs for 3 months. School governors hold meeting to implement bullying prevention programmes

Scenario :
Robbie won't be still in class, disrupts other students.

1957 - Robbie sent to office and given 6 of the best by the Principal. Returns to class, sits still and does not disrupt class again.

2010 - Robbie given huge doses of Ritalin. Becomes a zombie. Tested for ADHD. Robbie's parents get fortnightly disability payments and School gets extra funding from government because Robbie has a disability.

Scenario :
Billy breaks a window in his neighbour's car and his Dad gives him a whipping with his belt.

1957 - Billy is more careful next time, grows up normal, goes to college, and becomes a successful businessman.

2010 - Billy's dad is arrested for child abuse. Billy removed to foster care and joins a gang.

Scenario :
Mark gets a headache and takes some aspirin to school.

1957 - Mark gets glass of water from Principal to take aspirin with.

2010 - Police called, Mark expelled from school for drug taking. Car searched for drugs and weapons.

Scenario :
Johnny takes apart leftover fireworks from Guy Fawkes night, puts them in a paint tin & blows up a wasp's nest.

1957 - Wasps die.

2010- Police & Anti-Terrorism Squad called. Johnny charged with domestic terrorism, investigate parents, siblings removed from home, computers confiscated. Johnny's Dad goes on a terror watch list and is never allowed to fly again.

Scenario :
Johnny falls while running during morning break and scrapes his knee. He is found crying by his teacher, Mary . Mary hugs him to comfort him.

1957 - In a short time, Johnny feels better and goes on playing.

2010 - Mary is accused of being a sexual predator and loses her job. She faces 3 years in Prison. Johnny undergoes 5 years of therapy.

This should be sent to every e-mail address to show how stupid we have become!

Think about it!

-Author Unknown-

Please leave a comment to share your views. Thanks! Have a lovely day!

4 comments to A Different World Today

  1. says:

    eugene We have become stupid simply because we thought we'd become smarter.

    hey, have a blast ya

  1. says:

    patches That's why the world is such a neurotic place these days.
    Nevertheless, God's Grace will overcome and by this Grace we have made it through 2011. Here's to the second coming soon. Happy New Year.

  1. says:

    masterwordsmith Dear Eugene

    Thank you for such a spot on comment! Very true indeed!

    Take care and have a blessed new year!


  1. says:

    masterwordsmith Dear Patches

    What a positive comment you have shared! Indeed we are living in the end-times and His coming is nigh!

    Take care and may He bless you and yours abundantly in this new year.

    Please stay in touch!

    Best wishes

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