OPINION: 50 years ago, the people feared the government, Nowdays the government have to listen to the people


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*50 Years Ago*

50 years ago, children were gentle with their parents. Today parents have to be gentle with their children for fear of them running away from home.

50 years ago, everyone wanted to have children. Today many people are afraid of having children.

50 years ago, children respected their parents. Now parents have to serve their children.

50 years ago, men were chasing women. Now women are chasing men.

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50 years ago, marriage was easy but divorce was difficult. Nowadays it is difficult to get married but divorce is so easy.

50 years ago, sons/daughters-in-law were afraid to offend their parents-in-laws. Now parents-in-law are afraid to offend their sons/daughters-in-law.

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50 years ago, we got to know all the neighbors. Now we are strangers to our neighbors.

50 years ago, people had to eat a lot because they needed the energy to work hard. Now we are afraid to eat fatty foods for fear of the cholesterol.

50 years ago, the people feared the government. Nowdays the government have to listen to the people.

50 years ago, all windows and doors of the house were left unlocked while wr slept.
Today windows and doors have to be closed and locked with a big padlock.

50 years ago, it wasn’t easy to get what you wanted. Nowadays it’s easy to find and buy everything online.

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50 years ago, villagers were flocking to the city to find jobs. Now the townspeople are fleeing from the stress to find peace.

50 years ago, only old people wear plain while the young were wearing flowery dresses. Nowadays even old parents are wearing floral dresses.

50 years ago, everyone wanted to be fat to look happy … Nowadays everyone diets to look healthy.

50 years ago, rich people pretended to be poor. Now the poor are pretending to be rich.

50 years ago, borrowing money from the bank was very difficult … Now all banks offer “easy” loans.

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50 years ago, only one person worked to support the whole family. Now all have to work to support one child.

50 years ago, parents loved to study and read books … now parents love to update Facebook and read their whatsapp messages.

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