English_Master February 3, 2016 No Comments
CHANGING VALUES AND CULTURE SHOCK “Kids today have no moral values or sense of culture!” – a very common grievance of parents today whose parents in their time- lamented about their lack of ethics and whose parents in turn complained of their unfavorable attitudes, whose parents again worried about the decline in tradition. This cycle of change in culture, dates back even to times when what we now call ‘our culture’ and ‘our ethics’ were not even formed. It is evident that man has constantly felt the breath of changing values and cultural shock breathing down his neck, following him relentlessly over ages and posing him the same apparent danger that we claim to face today. Many have felt it, seen it, hated it and feared it. We have sung about it over ages and many before me have endeavored to write on this very topic. So, I cannot guarantee to offer you more on this subject than you have already heard before. I can only elabo­rate on what my predecessors had to say and give you my point of view. Everything around us is changing. Change -as we main­tain- is the side effect of growth: growth, which may be physical, mental, economic, social, or just plain overall develop­ment....
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