Have we become a culture with the attention span of a one month old puppy presented with infinite flickering choices while suffering from media overload and spiritual Attention Deficit Disorder? This is a culture that seems to believe that it can select and choose its savior as a downloadable App.
Living in this world is tantamount to navigating “The Night of the Living Dead”, so it may be best to pursue real life – life that brings peace that transcends all understanding. It is a life that eliminates the fear of an end because it is forever more.
In essence, the internet has re-created and then hyper-expanded the concept that the Beatles envisioned with Apple records, films, and publishing in 1968 and 1969. Indeed, it was the idea that ANYONE could be a recording artist or novelist.
Just this mere threat of a threat made by Iranian Parliament National Security Committee Parviz Sarvari sent oil prices up about $3.00 to $100.00 a barrel based on the speculation of a disruption during the military drills.
Indeed, Americans take for granted such staples as their Androids, iPhones, Escalades, CSI, Monday Night Football, internet, pornography, cocaine, and paid days off – despite an economy on the verge of collapse.