‘Today’ can be broken into ‘To’ and ‘Day’. It’s important for us to wake up to the fact that, it’s not this generation but every generation has been both traditional and progressive. And it’s vital for these elements to be there in a society to grow.
Jayanagar has been witness to this story which could have an emotional angle to it or economic angle. But still it’s true that it exists. It existed always when my father was young he battled the same “Gen gap” with his father and now when my son is young he is battling the same “Gen gap” which I did, So why the big hue and cry about it being negative. It’s there and will be there, why can’t we look that this is how the world works.
There are few truths and it cannot be changed, Kishore kumar still soothes any mind, with Eminem in the liking. Benne dosa still rules while all the Pizza joints make u drool.
Life is still beautiful with traffic jams and honking cars. People still work all day and earn Rs.300 for a decent living while many sleep through the day to spend 300 on coffee from there measly pocket money.
Old houses are broken down to become malls while music has become organised noise. Still we enjoy the old songs.
Yesterday when my dad asked me what he should to for a bee sting, I asked him to visit the doc, my 9 year son, last week told me the remedy after he opened google on the ipad. Technology has increased intelligence and has ensured learning is faster. The old Gen might ask “what about the values?”
Well, do the children of today see values in the actions of their parents? That’s a question to be asked, examined and answered.
A tough question to answer, we break every single law and enforce the same onto your child, we cheat, lie, bribe but forward ANNA HAZARE’s thoughts and speak highly of such people.
It is vitally important for bad to be there so that good can be recognised, just as you need to know noise to identify music, you need old school to identify new.
Few parts of Bangalore has stood the time test and has remained largely like how they were, but the trend is fast diminishing and each locality is gearing up for the modern world. It is nice to be the fastest growing locality. But if the government could find a way to curtail more people settling down here, it would help the authorities to keep the city green, clean and quiet in-spite of all development.