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Is society as a whole in an infant, adolescent, or maturing adult stage? Explain and relate to history and current global issues.

As individuals we move through the various stages of life growing in physical, mental, social, and spiritual capacities. Infants, for example, are the centers of their own universe. Adolescents "try on" different lifestyles. Maturing adults move past self-centeredness to help others. Where are we as a society in 2013? Please related your answer to history and current global issues. Thank you.

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    R H 20+

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    Jul 25 2013: In my opinion, we are college students with the next-morning's hang-over. We were ignorant children until the Renaissance, when we hit puberty. Then became teenagers in the industrial world. Now, we think we know everything, have divided into social sub-classes, have no patience for the old, and confidently forge ahead with our own 'informed' ideals - that's until we hit the wall of reality, and find that our 'educated' answers are glaringly incomplete. Hence, the 'hang-over' :)
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      Jul 25 2013: Interesting observations. You are the first to reply. Let's see how your thoughts compare to others. Thank you RH.

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