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Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town

KYoung43 Wrote: Apr 27, 2012 8:43 AM
We are losing our humanity, partly because of the technological marvels available to us today but also because of the divisive nature of the political scene. The Progressives hack through their lives carping about the "haves" and the "have nots," and those who are self-important and those who, in THEIR eyes, don't matter anymore. Sad, really. Truly great presidents have compassion for their countrymen. Arrogant rulers care nothing about anything but themselves. A good lesson and a reminder, Mr. Adams. Thank you.
Hundriver2 Wrote: Apr 27, 2012 10:20 AM
On the other hand, technology can also enhance and enable us to expand our humanity. I maintain contact with a friend who now lives in Sweden and frequently works in Jakarta. Through the use of Skype video we can visit one another and actually see each other during the visits - all at next to no costs.

One afternoon I stopped by the bank to make a few deposits. I was in a rush and needed to get in and out as soon as possible. I had places to go and things I had to do. I picked the worst possible time of day and the worst day of the week to do my banking. But I had been out of town and needed to catch up on errands before the weekend began.

There was only one teller working and the line was about fifteen people deep. After waiting patiently, I got close to the front of...

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