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From:Donna Carr <dkc@odsgc.net>
To:"'Histonet'" <Histonet@Pathology.swmed.edu>
Date:Wed, 21 Apr 1999 19:59:01 -0500
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> Dear Histonetters,

I know this is way off the subject, but I want to say Thanks to you all for help
when I needed it.  I am so glad that we have this forum to help with our daily
goal in life, to help provide quality care to those that need it.   Donna

> Subject: This note seemed timely after the deaths in Colorado
> Date: Tue, 20 Apr 1999 22:23:24 -0500
> The Paradox of Our Time in History is that
> we have taller buildings, but shorter tempers;
> wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints;
> we spend more, but have less;
> we buy more, but enjoy it less.
> We have bigger houses and smaller families;
> more conveniences, but less time;
> we have more degrees, but less sense;
> more knowledge, but less judgment; more experts, but more
> problems; more medicine, but less wellness.
> We drink too much, smoke too much, spend too recklessly,
> laugh too little, drive too fast, get too angry too quickly,
> stay up too late, get up too tired, read too seldom, watch TV
> too much, and pray too seldom.
> We have multiplied our possessions, but reduced our values.
> We talk too much, love too seldom, and hate too often.
> We've learned how to make a living, but not a life;
> We've added years to life, not life to years.
> We've 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 done larger things, but not better things;
> We've cleaned up the air, but polluted the soul;
> We've split the atom, but not our prejudice;
> We write more, but learn less;
> We plan more, but accomplish less.
> We've learned to rush, but not to wait;
> We have higher incomes, but lower morals;
> We have more food, but less appeasement;
> We build more computers to hold more information to produce
> more copies than ever, but have less communication;
> We've become long on quantity, but short on quality.
> These are the times of fast foods and slow digestion;
> tall men, and short character;
> steep profits, and shallow relationships.
> These are the times of world peace, but domestic warfare;
> more leisure, but less fun; more kinds of food, but less
> nutrition.
> These are days of two incomes, but more divorce;
> of fancier houses, but broken homes.
> These are days of quick trips, disposable diapers,
> throw away morality, one-night stands, overweight bodies,
> and pills that do everything from cheer, to quiet, to kill.
> It is a time when there is much in the show window
> and nothing in the stockroom;
> a time when technology can bring this letter to you, and a
> time when you can choose either to make a difference,
> or to just hit delete...
> Author Unknown

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