Einstein was right — time is relative, and it is shrinking
Just think about it — we can do so many things just in a minute. We can learn about what happened on the other side of the world, we can call our loved ones far away from us, we can lose or gain a lot of money in a stock market, we can transfer money anywhere in the world (almost), we can cover a distance of 15km, we can order and get served the entire meal, we can e-meet someone for the first time and ask for a date, we can compare options and book a hotel for the next holiday… Ok, maybe this one no one can do in one minute. But the fact remains that for a lot of these things we would require much more time just few decades ago, and some of them were not even possible.
We can do more in less time, yet we feel that we don’t have enough time for anything.
Most of us are growing more and more impatient. We struggle when the green light changes into red at the traffic signal, we hate it when we miss the lift, or the queue in the shop is more than 1 person, we expect immediate reactions to nearly everything we do online, and we are ready to throw tantrums when barista gets our order wrong and we have to wait longer. We are always in a hurry.
This is our generation, impatient and taking things for granted.
‘How quickly the world owes him something he knew existed only ten seconds ago?!’