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1、 Paradox of our times
These are the times of fast foods and slow digestion; tall men and short character; steep profits and shallow relationships. More leisure and less fun; more kinds of food, but less nutrition; two incomes, but more diorce; fancier houses, but broken homes.
We have bigger houses and smaller families; more conveniences, but less time; we have more degrees, but less common sense; more knowledge, but less judgement; more experts, but more problems; more medicines, but less wellness
We have multiplied our possessions, but reduced our values. We've learned how to make a living, but not a life; we've added years to life, not life to years.
We have taller building, but shorter tempers; wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints. We spend more, but have less; we buy more, but enjoy it less.
We have been all the way to the moon and back, but have trouble crossing the street to meet the new neighbor. We've conquered outer space, but not inner space. We've split the atom, but not our prejudice. We write more, but learn less; plan more, but accomplish less.
We've learned to rush, but not to wait; we have higher incomes, but lower morals. We build more computers to hold more information, to produce more copies, but have less communication. We are long on quantity, but short on quality.
Many scientists and philosophers say that the times is pushed by paradoxes
and the advance of our times will bring endless paradox. Many governors often emphasize this idea when they report their work to the public, too. They suggest us take it easy against paradox. And more and more people believe paradox is certain.
There are no questions about the topic. Just free talk and share your opinion about paradox of our times and how you deal with the paradox happen to you.
2、 Where to find gold in the information era?
In 1913 when Henry·Ford created the motor assemble, he did not forecast it would bring him an enormous fortune and bring the world enormous changes. But in 1908 the first T-car produced by Ford Motor Company appeared on the Detroit street, people cheered for it and major of them decided to invest in making up motors. Then lots of motor company is settled in Detroit in following 20 years. The motor industry was being the dominant industry and a character of that times. But at the same time, not only motor industry but also any other industries spring up, such as steel industry, rubber industry, road building industry, petroleum mineral industry. Not matter that the motor industry being thriving or ruining, some like petroleum mineral industry have had great development even dominated the economy around the world. In fact from 1940s to1960s thousands of motor companies closed down and myriad gold poured in those derivative industries.
As computer was invented in 1945 and internet rose in 1990s, the world stepped into a great new era of information. People believe it can get most profit by investing in the information industry. So there are innumerable computer hardware companies, software companies and net stations presented. But the bubble broke up. Then more and more people are thinking what field is mostly worthy to invest to. Is it still the information industry or maybe its derivative industries? Is it the silicon mineral industry, the delivery industry......?
Now tell your answer and reason.
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