Wednesday, 17 July 2013
*smh* The Abnormal Has Become The 'New Normal'
This is how I feel at least and I honestly hope I am wrong. But I doubt it. It seems like every where you turn something that would have been considered taboo when I was growing up is now....well, OK. Acceptable. Normal.
Back in the day, you did not wash your dirty linen in public. You tried to hide it and were mortified if any bit of it got out.
Today, the more of your stuff out there the better for you. In fact, people stir up dirt to increase ratings and status.
Back in the day, you had to wait till really late at night to catch 'steamy stuff' on TV. Today just tune to Disney and you just wonder what age group they are targeting. And let's not go into all the movies that are tagged PG!
Back in the day, pregnant women would wear clothes that hid their bellies. Today, if the dress or top is not moulding their tummies, we are not happy(this one is just bad bele from me as I recall all the atrocious maternity dresses I wore! Lol!).
Back in the day, Mothers looked like mothers and daughters looked like daughters. Today, mothers want to dress like daughters and daughters want to dress like Beyonce forgetting that she only dresses that way on stage. I am yet to see one photo of her on a normal day wearing eyelashes that would make a giraffe jealous.
Back in the day, when you used the word 'gay', people did not even think it could mean anything by 'happy'. Today, if you use the word 'gay' everybody immediately asks if you mean 'happy, happy? or funny happy?.
Back in the day, culture was culture no matter how educated you were or how rich you became. You knew to respect your elders and how to maintain respectful relationships in the society you come from. Today, just live abroad for a few years and all of a sudden culture bows to western attitudes and behaviours and the family begins to fall apart.
Back in the day, any parent on the street could correct a child and the child's parent would be grateful and might even scold the child on top of the 3rd party discipline! Today, parent's go to schools to beat up teachers for scolding/punishing their children and you dare not reprimand someones child cos you don't know if the mother will 'eye' you and tell you to mind your business.
So tell me, with all of the above and more examples I am sure you can give me, does it not seem like the abnormal has now become normal? This rant is to let off steam. I heard that in some country out there a group of paedophiles have formed a political party and are actually running for government! First of all, how do they come out in public to declare 'I am a paedophile and I want to be your President'? How? This is a man who is telling you to your force that he likes to molest children? Should he not be locked up somewhere far away from civilisation? I mean, is this not just confusion?
*calming down*. Anyway, all of this is part of the end times so I shall not even stress myself or try to understand because there is nothing to understand. The world might be turning upside down but by the special grace of God, I shall not be flipping with it.
How about you?
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