Best decade of the World

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I say the 2000's a new millenium with the internet and cellphones. 2010's wasn't better. The 1960's would be second for me
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Definitely the 1960's.

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Studies have shown that most people think the decade they were born is the best and that things have declined ever since. 
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Studies have shown that most people think the decade they were born is the best and that things have declined ever since. 
So basically the greatest generation paved the best ten years, ever.  Myth confirmed

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If one goes by the polling, yes.  I prefer to think that the best is yet to come.
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I say the 2000's a new millenium with the internet and cellphones. 2010's wasn't better.
The 2000's are the golden age of the internet, and cellphones are helpful, but I kind of hate smartphones in terms of their immediate effect on society.  The video games are great as well.  


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Each decade sees a higher quality of life for most people. Certainly there must've been untold scores of millions who languished in abject poverty back in 2009 who're noticeably better off now.
HOWEVER, as an American I do have a few gripes about how things went downhill in the '10s.

For most of the 2000s the economy was doing pretty alright and for about half of the 2010s it kind of wasn't. Our politics have devolved into large-scale baboon turd flinging contests and a whole world of media-induced paranoia is literally at our fingertips wherever we go.
10 years ago many basic, even lifesaving medicines were more affordable than they are now. This is a bad time to be diabetic in America, for example.
IN ADDITION, modern Microsoft Word just completely sucks d*ck whereas the version 10-15 years ago was pretty much immaculate, the occasional frozen screen aside (and that was more of a hardware error). You just bought it once, installed it onto your desktop, and you were good to go as long as the device itself still worked. Nowadays if you lose wi-fi then that goes caput even if you're not using it online. Also, the fact that it requires internet access to use means Microsoft now presumably has a record of every edit ever made to any such document. I'm not sure whether I even own the rights to whatever I type on there.
Also, Windows XP had such an easy user interface compared to most devices now. On my Google Chromebook I can't edit or print anything I download. If it's possible to do that I don't know how, whereas it should be rather intuitive and straightforward. Heck, when I delete stuff on my Chromebook I don't even know if it's actually been deleted. Most of the time it doesn't look like it has been so.
We now live in an era where if back in 2010 you were an edgy sh*tposter teen who posted a racist joke somewhere on the internet, a joke that in itself did no harm to anyone and was meant in good fun, you could lose your job over it 9 years later as an adult. Journalists can incite a social media mob against someone, destroy that person's life, and then not face any consequences whatsoever for doing so.

Also, at work the radio's constantly playing garbage that came out recently. Mainly country, but also some synthpop.
Like what on earth are these people supposed to be? The best and brightest musicians of 2019?
"Just wait...a minute...to take...the time...the clock...is ticking...something something...all you have to do is wait...a minute..."
Show me a song from the 80s that wasn't at least tolerable.
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Yes, but politics has always been awful
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Why?
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Well,shit

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Depends on what you are defining good as? Culture, policy, music, etc..

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When you are looking at things from an overall standpoint, the best decade was the 80s

Iconic culture with great music. The foundations of technology were built, the Cold War was ended, and Reagan led our country and we beat communism. the 80s collectively was the best era with everything combined
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The foundations of technology were put in place long before the 1980's and communism was and still is an unachievable utopia. 

And culture can be anything you want it to be.

And some music we want to listen to again and some we don't, irrespective of decade.

And Ronald seemed a nice sort of a guy. Though, nowhere near as entertaining as Donald.

So what do you think, specifically about the 1980's should be remembered as being culturally iconic?

And where is the overall standpoint?

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Same could be saif for the 40's when we beated fascism, the 2000's was a wide variety of greatness
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I am facetiously convinced that the invention of triggered drums and synth drums is what caused John Bonham to drink himself to death. 

I anti-vote the 1980s.







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"We beated fascism"...….What a glorious statement.
Though some might say that the cost of beating fascism somewhat overshadowed it's achievements.

And so what about this decade and the rise of what might rightly be described as fascist liberalism?

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No that was the 30's, fascist liberalism started with Wilson and intesified with FDR

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I would agree on you said about the 2000s. And, I would agree that the early 2010s were better than mid or late 2010s.
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I anti-vote the 1960s, they're probably one of the worst decades in American history.
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Is it because Israel won a war
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How can you call yourself a conservative after liking the decade of the counterculture movement?
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not everything is politics
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40s weren't big cultural hotspots though. Frank Sinatra was good, but there wasn't anything notable

I define best through a variety of ways

1) Cultural
2) Political
3) Legislative
4) Inventions


Cultural in the 2000s: 8
Politics: 5
Legisltive: 3
Inventions: 10
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80s

Culture: 9
Politics: 8
Legislation: 6
Inventions: 8



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I personally enjoy the 70's, the perfect mixture of the '60s and '80s for me. 

Plus this was the decade the Standford prison experiment took place in lol 
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