Generally agree with Big Jim, and think each generation probably shakes it's head at the subsequent ones and laments good things lost. I currently have 2 under the age of two that will likely mystify and frustrate me to no end as they grow up in an ever changing world. Generally change has a good side and a bad side.
However, to switch gears, the above comment about coffee reminded me of this article
, read some time ago. I'd vote for this guy if he wasn't too smart to run for office.