This cartoon from http://billanddavescocktailhour.com/ clearly shows what Parents think about modern generation with all the latest technology to their disposal. What they don’t understand is that while their generation uses technology just for convenience( e-mail, online transactions etc.), we grew up with technology. We are not slave to it but it is a part of our life one which can help us and humanity in so many ways. We understand there is so much that can be done with technology which is not just replacement of what can be done offline but actually an extension an evolved version. It has almost removed all geographic barriers.
FREE FLOW OF THOUGHT
From heavy protests like The Arab spring movement to socially well meaning movements #save girl child we are in a much better position to spread the cause and help the people or at least support their cause from wherever we are, We are global citizens we need to be Global, to be concerned about the world not just the immediate surroundings.
INJUSTICE WON’T BE TOLERATED NO COVER UPS FOR THE RICH
While in earlier times rich people police or governments could get away with encroachment of privacy to even murder easily by bribing, and police making the evidence go away. Now if it is on the internet it is forever on the internet so goodbye to old style cover ups but new age coordinated cover ups might. But when pictures like this of course with faces show up on social media you can’t pretty much get it off the internet how much influence you might wield.
WE CAN LEARN WHATEVER WE WANT WHEREVER WE WANT WHEREVER WE WANT
We are not constrained by the traditional course system where you are constrained to study subjects in a narrow domain. You can learn anything if your’e willing to. So questions like “why can’t I be an excellent cook, who is an expert programmer and a history buff” now you can be. Now nothing is stopping you Geography, Society nothing. Internet is game if you are. So ARE YOU??
WE ARE MUCH MORE AWARE ABOUT THE PLANET
While issues like global warming, clean water, education were equally important during the last generations reign they have got much more publicity and increased outreach. So now everybody is aware about the problem. Whether they choose to take affirmative action or to ignore it is matter of choice. Which one do you choose??
LIFE HAS BECOME BLOODY CONVENIENT
No waiting in large queues for paying your bill, booking a railway ticket. You don’t even have to go to different shops to find the one perfect piece you want when you can do it sitting on your couch. Sometimes you may ask yourself why is life so easy?
So the world is yours for taking now thanks to internet grab it and live it.