Quoting Kayla [ ]♥:" You cannot take crime statistics and compare them with today. It was beat into my head when I was in a high school law class. Things were not reported properly."
Quoting Man. Bear. Pig.:" But it's okay for the other girl to? lol"
Quoting Kayla [ ]♥:" I didn't even notice, I was skimming. I just saw the graph."
Quoting Rotton Kind of Cute:" I took care of people for a long time who were elderly, who grew up in the 50's. It was not this awesome ... [snip!] ... I think you don't quite grasp the fact that things have always been "bad", at least to each generation looking on the new ones."
Quoting Man. Bear. Pig.:" Ive admitted the fact that I understand each generations had their own problems. I believe they are ... [snip!] ... are worse today. Even though "hot pants" may have seemed like the downfall of society in the 50's, it's nothing like today."
Quoting Alicia Holz:" Obituary: Common Sense, By George Carlin Today we mourn the passing of an old friend by the name of Common ... [snip!] ... his daughter, Responsibility; and his son, Reason. He is survived by three stepbrothers: Rights, Tolerance and Whiner."
Quoting Rotton Kind of Cute:" But the point is that it HASN'T gotten progressively worse. It's always been bad. We just didn't hear about it as often because there was no way TO hear about it."
Quoting Man. Bear. Pig.:" I dunno.... I think you guys are still stuck on crime statistics. I'm more focused on family and the ... [snip!] ... and thank you and opened doors and helped the elderly across the street. Which rarely happens now. That's what I'm refering to."
Quoting Rotton Kind of Cute:" But you are also only thinking of the United States. We are the youngest country. In other countries ... [snip!] ... education is FAR more important in other countries. It's america that's smurfed up with this stuff, not the rest of the world."
Quoting Man. Bear. Pig.:" I will agree with you there. In this day and age, even in other countries, they are respectful and value ... [snip!] ... I honestly thing we are selfish and lazy in this country, and that has a lot to do with the behaviors and values of Americans."