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View Poll Results: Which time would you prefer to live in?
The Past (1950 and earlier) 9 37.50%
The Present (1951-2049) 6 25.00%
The Future (2050 and later) 9 37.50%
Voters: 24. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 06-10-2012, 09:51 AM
 
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Living in this time is a struggle.

But I wouldn't give up my 1960's - 1970's childhood, so I guess it's a tradeoff.
Yeah i definitely miss all the good rock music from the 70's (Bad Company, ZZ TOP, Led Zeppelin, Boston, AC/DC, Triumph, Foreigner etc.)
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Old 06-10-2012, 10:09 AM
 
Location: Texas State Fair
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I was a child of the greatest generation, growing up in the greatest social and industrial expansion known. I had a transitor radio and listened to Wolfman Jack braodcast from Del Rio. I remember Sputnik, while in grade school; man on the moon; SpaceX. The country has transitioned from rural to sub/urban.

I don't think I'd have preferred living in any previous period of time but I also think I'd like to live in a pro-active space exploration era. I'm ready to give up this 20th century experience and I'm willing to take a chance on my energies returning as a space cadet.
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They were the greatest generation but I consider us to be the luckiest generation. We will get to see more changes in our lifetime then then all the generations did before us combined.
I would certainly agree with that, and have commented as such from time to time. Add to that, the older we get - the longer we live and have the benefit of life sustaining medical developments. Including recent developments in a vaccine to help with Alzheimer's.

Not that I want to be old. I still want to allow my 'spiritual...' energies to have an opportunity to return to life as a space cadet.
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