Things I Was Told Growing Up That Turned Out To Be Lies
The metric system would dominate the U.S.
The Japanese would take over the world.
People would offer me drugs at random.
Napster would be the end of the music industry.
No one would watch other people’s home videos online
You won’t amount to anything without a college degree.
Your standard of living will never go down.
Video games are for lazy people.
No one will watch others play video games.
Those in authority know what they are doing.
Your house is an asset.
Internet porn will be the end of humanity.
Young people are lazy and spoiled.
Work is honored.
I have to have romance in my life.
Property prices only go up.
Electric cars will never be a thing.
Computers are only for dorks.
Cheaters never prosper.
Cell phones are only for Wall Street tycoons.
He who dies with the most toys wins.
People without jobs are lazy.
The good old days were better.
I would want a leader I could have a beer with.
All the good music has already been written.
All the good books have already been written.
Learning is boring.
Smart people watch the news.
No one will want to read a book on a screen.
No one wants to cook anymore.