Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall ~ William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure (Act II, Scene I)
Graham posted a blog entry a few weeks ago on the subject "Good or Bad". This got me thinking on the subject. The cry of "O Tempora, O Mores" has echoed down the centuries from the days of Cicero. The issue is not, I think, a reflection of the times. Rather it is a reflection of attitude.