A very self-important
college freshman attending a recent football
game, took it upon himself to explain to a senior
citizen sitting next to him why it was impossible
for the older generation to understand his
"You grew up in a
different world, actually an almost primitive
one," the student said, loud enough for many
of those nearby to hear.
"The young people of
today grew up with television, jet planes, space
travel, man walking on the moon, our spaceships
have visited Mars. We have nuclear energy,
electric and hydrogen cars, computers with
light-speed processing..."and," pausing
to take another drink of beer....
The Senior took advantage of the break in the
student's litany and said: "You're right,
son. We didn't have those things when we were
young.. .......so we invented them. Now, what are
you doing for the next generation?"