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The Most Difficult Thing to Explain to Someone From the 1950’s

In a recent Six Pixels of Separation podcast, Mitch Joel tells Seth Godin about a question with an amusing answer he saw on Reddit that week.

If someone from the 1950s suddenly appeared today, what would be the most difficult thing to explain to them about life today?

If someone from the 1950s suddenly appeared today, what would be the most difficult thing to explain to them about life today?

One of the best answers was:

Reddit - I possess a device, in my pocket, that is capable of accessing the entirety of information known to man. I use it to look at pictures of cats and get in arguments with strangers.

Really makes you think about how far we’ve come and yet so many people never really use the internet to its full potential.

What do you think?