"The hallmark of our age is the tension between aspirations and sluggish institutions"
- John W. Gardner
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This quote by John W. Gardner speaks to the current state of our society. It highlights the tension between our aspirations and the institutions that are meant to help us achieve them. We live in an age of rapid technological advancement and increased global connectivity, yet our institutions are often slow to adapt and keep up with the changing times. This tension between our aspirations and the sluggishness of our institutions can be seen in many areas, from politics to education to healthcare. It can be frustrating and disheartening to see our aspirations not being met due to the lack of progress from our institutions. However, it is also a reminder that we must continue to push for change and strive to make our institutions more responsive to the needs of the people.
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