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I have learned to accept that the world isn't "worse" today, it is just different.

To younger people today, the Bugs Bunny cartoons is just packed with "special effect", silly and completely illogical story lines, and makes you say that this is "funny"? I don't get it...

I had that experience when DVD manufacturers got spare capacity to publish classic movies, like the old shows with my dad's favorite comedian. in my childhood I remember him laughing like crazy over Leif Juster (he was a strictly Norwegian comedian; I'd be surprised if the name rings any bell in you). So I bought this 3-disc set and sat down for a laugh. Throughout the shows, I was nodding: Sure, that is dad's humor. Yeah, he would have liked this. But… It isn't my humor. Every now and then, I smile, and that's it.

My dad never understood what's so funny about the comedians I enjoy. Or what is so great about the epic movies that I enjoy - you've got the same problem there: My dad grew up when boys had heroes, and epics were about heroes. My favorite epics are about other issues.

Now another generation has taken over, and they relate to my humor and the epics I enjoy the same way I viewed those of my dad. I don't understand the value of what is made today, just like dad never saw any value in what my generation produced. Yet, he wasn't the grumpy old man complaining that everything was just so much better when he was young. He just told about how it was, without condemning the present.

So I go in his footsteps. It is different today, and I do not enjoy a lot of what is made today. Fair enough. It makes it much easier to accept that I am not going to be around forever. As more and more makes no sense to me, I am quite happy that I don't have to live with it forever, but can quietly slip out the back door one day.
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