How We Got So Far So Fast. It just seems that every woman my age has been divorced three times, or is shacked up with some guy half her age who is eating out her savings. Every younger woman is having kids out of wedlock starting well before seventeen. And I keep thinking: Oh, h*ll. When did everyone who grew up with me become… low class?”
Sarah Hoyt, science fiction writer (at least 23 books so far) and blogger at According to Hoyt
Do read the whole thing, and then maybe my own contribution (much shorter) to the subject of current culture at How to be poor all your life
Once someone knows what sort of behavior pretty much guarantees a lifetime of poverty, they also know how to avoid it by just doing the opposite, before it’s too late.