An amazing, amazing post by a good friend of mine.

God In All Things

I’ve been rather amused lately by the First World Problems Internet meme. They are complaints only people of privileged circumstances experience. Urban Dictionary says they are “problems from living in a wealthy, industrialized nation that third worlders would probably roll their eyes at.” Examples:

  • “Someone was using my favorite treadmill at the gym this morning so I had to angle my head ten degrees to watch the TV.” 😥
  • “I’m so full from this all-you-can-eat buffet that I can’t even eat this fortune cookie.” 😥
  • “Every time I use my $400 smart phone as an actual phone the touchscreen gets all oily.” 😥
  • “I asked for a Coke and all they had was Pepsi.” 😥
  • “The shower gets cold after 30 minutes.” 😥

We find these funny because they’re things we can all relate to and because we realise how trivial they are as complaints. The United Nations World Food…

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