Originally Posted by 3MTA3
Ah, yes. The obligatory "good old days" post.
Every generation since the beginning of time has thought the subsequent generation has had their childhoods "ruined" and long for the "good old days"
Cultural and generational elitism at its best (or worst?)
I do think there is some validity in regards to his comments, basically in reference to the "always online" lifestyle kids lead today.
All generations before didn't have that...it is unique to the current children's generations and all going forward.
I'd bet it is a statistical fact that less kids play outside today and have a smaller circle of friends within their own neighborhood compared to generations before them.