jackhammer111 said:the world isn't just going to hell in a hand basket, it's always been going to hell in a hand basket.
You can't find me an era since the invention of language that people didn't say that about their own time. it's usless tripe and serves no fucntion other than the self aggrandizement of the writer. tisk tisk tisk, isn't it a shame, nothing can be done really, not like back in my day.. what utter bunk.
There were probably Romans saying just this...right before the barbarians sacked Rome.
The British used to lament the state of their culture at the beginning of the twentieth century. Their rush to WW1 was due in part to a belief that the youth had gone soft and a good war would harden them the F up. How's that British empire doing today?