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Young people have much more technology, mobile phones, PlayStation, tv dinners, and don’t even have to shop for LP’s (as we used to) as everything can be downloaded. They are spoilt rotten. PlayStation has replaced fresh air while kicking a football around, mobile phones are an obsessive appendage, and kids are not so fit, obesity being rife because of this computerage “lifestyle.” Single parent families are now the norm and neighbours are not so neighbourly, and image counts for everything in their selfish, self contained world.
Exactly, excellent way to put it! These kids are spending their lives in virtual worlds, they are not accustomed to dealing with their feelings. Virtual world can only provide a short-lived distraction, but it cannot make someone feel satisfied and fulfilled.
Lack of key values and the more prevalent break up of family units, lack of Father figure, increased gang culture, drug culture.