The Lost Generation

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An Inspirational Video For World Change

The Lost Generation is an inspirational video that talks about the desperate need for world change. This was submitted by a 20 year old in a contest and own second prize.

This is an inspirational video that was submitted in a contest by a 20 year old. The contest was titled “U @50” and this video won second place.

When they showed it, everyone in the room was awe-struck and broke into spontaneous applause. So simple and yet so brilliant! This is truly an insprational video for people who are advocates of world change!

You can also read the video narration here:

The Lost Generation

I am part of the Lost Generation
And I refuse to believe that
I can change the world
I realize this may be a shock but,
“Happiness comes from within”
is a lie, and
“Money will make me happy”
So in 30 years I will tell my children
They are not the most important thing in my life.
My employer will know that
I have my priorities straight because
work
is more important than
family
I tell you this
Once upon a time
Families stayed together
But this will not be true in my era
This is a quick fix society
Experts tell me
30 years from now I will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of my divorce
I do not concede that
I will live in a country of my own making
In the future
Environmental destruction will be the norm
No longer can it be said that
My peers and I care about this earth
It will be evident that
My generation is apathetic and lethargic
It is foolish to presume that
There is hope.

And all of this will come true unless we choose to reverse it.

From here, the video goes on reverse, and interesting, the whole video will have the exact opposite meaning when read backwards!

There is hope.
It is foolish to presume that
My generation is apathetic and lethargic
It will be evident that
My peers and I care about this earth
No longer can it be said that
Environmental destruction will be the norm
In the future
I will live in a country of my own making
I do not concede that
30 years from now I will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of my divorce
Experts tell me
This is a quick fix society
But this will not be true in my era
Families stayed together
Once upon a time
I tell you this
family
is more important than
work
I have my priorities straight because
My employer will know that
They are not the most important thing in my life.
So in 30 years I will tell my children
“Money will make me happy”
is a lie, and
“Happiness comes from within”
I realize this may be a shock but,
I can change the world
And I refuse to believe that
I am part of the Lost Generation.

– Jonathan Reed

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