“Time has turned bad!” was a constant complaint of my grandma’s friends.
My grandma was, as you know, was made different. She did not like whining of the old. So, once she challenged her friends: “How do you prove that time has turned bad?”
“Look dear, did you hear about so many heart attacks?” Said one.
“Or kidney failures or strokes?” Said the other.
“Let me see,” said the cheerful old lady. “What was average life span when we were younger?”
“How much is it now?”
“Sixty five years.”
“See, because people are living longer, more types of diseases are getting a chance to show up! Had we been born before twenty years, we’d have been wiped out by simple flu!”