Dave Galanter
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America's Captain 

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Subj: Worse Internet, Worse Cell Phone ... and not much else
Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 at 04:29:22 pm EDT (Viewed 62 times)
Reply Subj: How different were the 80s and 90s from today?
Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 at 02:27:26 pm EDT (Viewed 83 times)

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Was the world different back then? I can name one big difference between the 80s, at least, and today: no internet. Today I find it hard to remember what it was like to want to know something and not be able to instantly find out.

The nihilistic 90s... that's how I used to think of that decade. I think we're still living in nihilistic times. That seemed like a shift from the 80s. How do you remember it?

I was born in 82. So I really can't appreciate the 80's in all its glory, not being a self aware for a decent part of it. Bits of my child hood is attached to the late 80's but it was the 90's where I really became a consious thinking being.

While I assume there is a bit of nastalgia blinding me and more than a bit of bitterness of becoming little more than a pile of decaying organs about 1/2 through the 2000's. I think the 90's were great.

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