As child. Before TV. My family home without books. Working poor. Have-nots. Outside world reflected in Sears catalogues. Then school, two-channel fuzzy B&W TV, small town boy getting turned on to daily newspapers – opened my world wider. Travel, albeit modestly and five decades of adult life opened my eyes wider still. Speed and quality of information, has flown off the top of every chart.
Still, there is experience …
Mine. Yours. Everyone’s set of experiences. Unique. Rarely exclusive, often very common – but as a combo, only one person knows the chapters and nuances in that book.
Gaps widen, between haves and have-nots everywhere, grows wider. Have-nots are not just ignorant heathens in earth’s remote corners, but hooked to their device where every dream and hope is widely accessed, exalted.
Can’t imagine today’s have-nots having much patience.