Originally Posted by Darthfeeble
I remember my grandparents lamenting the good old days, the 1900s and talking about how the world has gone to hell in a hand basket, this of course was in the middle '50s.
There is a quote (can't remember the specifics) from Plato that is in a similar vein- though regarding the "youth of today". Millenia later and the only thing that hasn't changed since then is that sentiment. Nostalgia is a powerful drug. Best avoided