" The decision of modern man to live in the here and now is reflected in the neglect of aging parents, whom proper sentiment once kept in positions of honor and authority. There was a time when the elder generation was cherished because it represented the past; now it is avoided and thrust out of sight for the same reason. Children are a liability. As man becomes more immersed in time and material gratifications, belief in the continuum of the race fades, and not all the tinkering of sociologists can put homes together again. "
Written in 1948 it is a good description of today 2011. Christians have let go of their inheritance, and sold it for a here and now porridge.
It's never to late for redemption.