The Daily Prompt asks: NASA is building a new Voyager spacecraft that will carry the best of modern human culture. What belongs onboard?
What is modern culture? I did a quick Google search and this is what I found: Modern culture is the way of life, behaviour patterns, skills, institutions and all other products of the modern people. This term can also be defined as a modern or a civilised way of doing things.
With that being said today’s culture is so different for everyone and everyone has their own views on their world. As far as entertainment goes modern music,TV, movies and art are not always the best. Only the super popular of those categories gets noticed and that is what people view as modern culture. Our culture is so much more than that. We live in a world were people don’t even have shoes and clean water. Issues like those are far more important to our culture then the famous people of today’s entertainment world. There are people who don’t have homes or know where their next meal is coming from, that is their culture. Your culture maybe that you don’t have money for that coffee you really want or the next version of the phone you want. That might be a little extreme but you get the picture. All I am saying is why do we have to be so focused on the small percent of people who get noticed and not the neighbors sitting right next to us?
I know there people out there are trying to help those that need it and they are doing great things, but some how all we hear about is the Miley Cyrus and the Kim Kardashians are of the world. Not to say that they aren’t doing good things and the media tends to make mountains out of mole hills, yet when someone from the outside looks down on our world what do you think they would say? I think they would be confused and wonder what is happening. My hope is that by the time today’s children are grown the world will be a better place.
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