A time when we have the most number of policemen, but safety is at the lowest.
A time when we have the most number of traffic signals, but also the biggest, longest and the most infuriating traffic jams.
A time when you look up at the skies and see so many buildings and aeroplanes, but the least number of birds and no stars at all.
A time when we have so many houses, but no parks and even lesser number of children in the parks.
A time when the number of brands of medicines have increased, but so have the number of new diseases.
A time where we always wanted to reach as kids, but now we want to go back to our school days more than ever.
A time when we have the most number of ways to express yourself, but also the most number of ways in which you can be banned.
A time when all your life’s hard work, reputation and credibility can be threatened by 140 characters.
A time when you have so many things to read, learn, watch, view, buffer, load, download, copy, paste, upload, talk, show, attend, but also so many new ways when you can judge others and be judged at.
A time when the distance to a friend’s house is judged by the ferociousness of traffic jams on the way.
A time when a man’s best friend is not a dog. It’s a cell phone.
A time when we have the most number of schools, colleges and universities we ever had, but also the most number of insensitive comments, rude statements and illiterate speeches given by our leaders.
A time when we have more money than we need and more needs than our neighbour.
A time when the number of joggers, runners, cyclists, campers, bikers, sportsmen have gone up significantly, but so have the number of cancer patients.
A time when we have all the freedom in the world, but the air we breathe is itself polluted.
A time when money beats the truth and power murders honesty.
A time when a woman’s best friend is not a diamond. It’s a cell phone.
A time when we have the most number of facebook friends and twitter followers, but also the least number of phone calls on our birthdays.
A time when we have more places to eat, more movies to watch, more places to go, more money to spend, more books to read, more websites to visit, more searches to be made, more discounts to be availed, more clothes to buy, more gadgets to try, but it is also a time when we have more targets to achieve, more meetings to attend, more clients to meet and more complaints to make, abuse LIFE a little bit more.
A time when we have become mature and independent, but also a time when our parents are growing old.
A time when we are most intelligent, practical, smart and well-read than we ever were, but we still need to be warned and told about smoking, spitting, loitering, kissing, driving, drinking and not to talk to strangers.
A time when we research, create and solve the most complicated movies ever and even act like God and demote a planet, but also a time when we still have not understood what it is to be a real MAN.
Inspired by a piece written by George Carlin.