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While Looking Ahead, Let's Also Look Back

Collide-a-ScapeBy Keith KloorDec 19, 2011 9:06 AM

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Responding to the notion that future generations are going to be worse off because of the actions (or non-action) of those living today, a U.S. reader offers another perspective:

By the time I graduated high school everyone personally not only knew someone who had "˜been to war' but everyone knew someone who had been killed or maimed in a war. Sit down and make a list of all the "˜trials and tribulations' our generation had to contend with and our parents generation had to contend with then compare them to the younger generation. Our children aren't going to get a perfect world, it's a lot better then what was handed to us by our parents and it's a lot better then was handed to our parents by their parents.

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