People are more important than things, says Randy Pausch in his Last Lecture. However, in a world where money talks and fame sets the agenda of the day, human beings are closely losing out the touch that ought to dwell in them.
We are a generation that is primarily focused on making more money and carrying along our daily mantra that no longer cares about other beings.
See, a good percentage of us are walking robots with dry humane affection. We are devoid of love, peace and unity yet pretend to share hugs and kisses over WhatsApp emoji and internet memes.
Sad enough, a couple of us have fallen in love over and over again with our gadgets and in extension gotten married to our social media accounts all thanks to free WIFI and unsolicited insomnia.
How frequently do you visit your old folks? When is the last time you took a friend out for a cup of coffee purely with the aim of just catching up? How much do you spend on people just by buying them gifts and free lunches?
Mending the Torn Fabric
These amongst others are questions that we all need to contemplate about if we are ready to fix our broken growth process.
The future if you ask me needs more physical love than flirts and chitchats; frequent visits than Twitter following spree, more affection and appreciation beyond Facebook likes. The future will be beautiful entirely for the few who will choose beings over Vits and embraced humanity over popularity.
Be here. The future on your palms needs more of you.