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posted on Dec, 24 2019 @ 04:04 PM
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originally posted by: projectvxn
a reply to: Bigbrooklyn




the shame is on us


No.

This cannot be laid at the feet of previous generations. These are adults we're talking about here and we all have a choice. I'm in this generation. I was born in '84. I'm a 35-year-old man, are you really trying to absolve me of my own responsibility, my own sins like a personal Jesus?

I own my own modest home & live within my means, I have a wife with whom I have partnered for 15 years & two wonderful kids. I impart as much knowledge as I can because I don't want to raise a couple of know-nothings just because it is convenient to google things. I don't abdicate my responsibility for their development or MY continued development.

I accept that as long as the lights are on I have a responsibility to act in my life in a moral way, which is defined as a proven means of behavior by which individuals and society flourish with minimal friction to true progress; thus enabling human freedom through ethical governance, education, & economic liberty.

My generation stopped believing in this. Maybe your responsibility lies in forgetting about it too, but these are things adults are all supposed to know by now. By some means or another that knowledge impinges on us throughout our lives. This is the first generation where that has not been true & blaming yourself, while simple & intuitive, does not make for an effective root-cause-analysis.


You are too old to understand gen z as you are gen Y, Gen Z is 95 onwards. I have a gen Z daughter that doesn’t want to work anymore than the Romans did in biblical days, being old is the bigger part of the problem




posted on Dec, 24 2019 @ 04:04 PM
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a reply to: projectvxn

Ok, boomer.



posted on Dec, 24 2019 @ 04:21 PM
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a reply to: Robbo2006

The y may not have to. The problem is...who will own the means of production once weve automated ourselves into nonemployment?



posted on Dec, 24 2019 @ 04:23 PM
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The Romans feed their people bread and circus...just like you have here and bow...it collapsed because of it as will this country. Burying your head in the sand makes for a great excuse but does little to fix the problem.. Being old has one advantage.. Ill most likely be dead before socialism and Marksism takes full affect... Your kids are screwed.. a reply to: Robbo2006



posted on Dec, 24 2019 @ 04:31 PM
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a reply to: Bigbrooklyn

No, the "bottom line," as the poster tried to explain, is that certain generations have their heads "buried in the sand." I'm 58 years old and my father, who was a retired Col. from the USAF, certainly didn't have his head buried in the sand and did his best to raise my sister and I to be responsible, hard working, respectful people. There were no "bad actors" involved, just my parents "laying down the law" and my sister and I respecting them enough to listen to them.

The fact is that most, not all, of the "generation mob" crowd, that the OP talks about, are ignorant, disrespectful, "know-it-alls," who won't listen to reason or admit they're wrong on any topic. They make fun of "boomers" trying to enlighten them with facts and life skills, because they believe everything they see and read on MSM and on social media.

That's why many don't bother listening to their parents, or respect people of authority. In their world, everything has to run based on their society beliefs and ethical values, based on their culture of rampant narcissism, which is largely due to their addiction to social media. You're quick to blame these "bad actors," without realizing that these bad actors are part of the "generation mob" discussed in this thread.



posted on Dec, 24 2019 @ 04:36 PM
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originally posted by: bigfatfurrytexan
a reply to: Robbo2006

The y may not have to. The problem is...who will own the means of production once weve automated ourselves into nonemployment?

Automation seems to be a failure, it’s far too expensive to implement and maintain in small Businesses,



posted on Dec, 24 2019 @ 04:38 PM
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a reply to: Robbo2006

Small businesses are dying off in alarming numbers. How is this an obstacle?



posted on Dec, 24 2019 @ 04:40 PM
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originally posted by: blueman12
a reply to: projectvxn

Ok, boomer.


At least boomers were allowed to clap after a rousing performance without triggering a snowflake!

Just sayin.



Jazz hands...…. lulz

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posted on Dec, 24 2019 @ 04:41 PM
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originally posted by: Bigbrooklyn
The Romans feed their people bread and circus...just like you have here and bow...it collapsed because of it as will this country. Burying your head in the sand makes for a great excuse but does little to fix the problem.. Being old has one advantage.. Ill most likely be dead before socialism and Marksism takes full affect... Your kids are screwed.. a reply to: Robbo2006



You are too young to understand what i said



posted on Dec, 24 2019 @ 04:43 PM
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I guess that explains the suicide rates skyrocketing...because they all love themselves so much..a reply to: ketsuko



posted on Dec, 24 2019 @ 04:48 PM
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a reply to: Bigbrooklyn

I've no reason to be "shamed".

The kids I helped raise are all actually adults, with adult attitudes concerning earning ones place in the world.

Society owes no one a damned thing. The sooner people realize this, the better off they'll be. I see it played out every damned night at work.

Where I work, there are three temp agencies that provide workers, and there's a group of full timers, which is what I am. I started as a temp, and worked my ass off, got noticed and was offered a full time position. It ain't much, but it's mine, and fairly earned, and opportunities for further advancement are there.

I was asked last week by a temp who started before I did, "How did you become full time before I did, I've been here longer."

My answer was not conducive to making a Christmas card list...

"Sonny, I'll show you why. See our carts there? We've been at this for about five hours now, I'm on my 30th pick. You're still on your first dozen...does that answer your question?" "If you spent less time talkin' up the girls, and more time working...something good might happen for you." "Try it."

Damned if I'll apologize for being willing to work. But my plans kinda require that I do.

Death glare was his only response. ...and there are many just like him. They want the good things, but won't/aren't willing to work for it.

Now that's not to say they're all like that, because they're not. I've seen others who can work my 50+ year old butt into the ground...as they should--they're, in many cases, a third my age. Doesn't change the fact that I wish I was that quick still...



posted on Dec, 24 2019 @ 04:52 PM
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Dear non critical thinker... Bad actors are the school systems..the politicians...the libs commies and socialist who commandered the system to sway the children over to their thinking.. That MOVEMENT.has been in the making for many many yrs and our generations allowed it.. Point blank and simple to comprehend... Now go play some video games with your grandkids kids whom ever.. a reply to: shawmanfromny



posted on Dec, 24 2019 @ 04:52 PM
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a reply to: Bigbrooklyn

Actually ... yes in a twisted way.


Under this Gnostic perspective, the cross becomes an emblem of the self’s dying to this world, not because of the self’s sins, but because the self exists in the first place. Humans should not be divided, existing as multiple individuals, imprisoned in the flesh. We should exist as pure, disembodied “self” beings in a harmonious otherworld. Achieving this requires death, a bittersweet, pained exit from our flesh and blood existence.


The current modern fascination with self parallels closely the early middle ages fascination with Gnosticism. That above is a quote from the piece I linked to.


Luther would say in rising rates of suicide and depression occur because people “curve in” on themselves, wallowing in a narcissistic pursuit of self-fulfillment, something no different than the mystical Neoplatonic program of the old monks. In a strange way, we have a new monasticism, the isolation of self through media, which can only result in the same pathologies Luther recognized in himself.


We've realized a modern version of it. It leads to isolation and depression which, of course, tends to lead to suicide.



posted on Dec, 24 2019 @ 04:54 PM
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a reply to: Bigbrooklyn

Are they, or are they not, adults?

They want all the perks of adulthood, but all too many want nothing to do with the duties thereof.

Sorry to say, but eventually, the excuses begin to wear a bit thin. Thirty year old people are adults by any acceptable measure, yet too many want mommy to wipe their proverbial butts, and more than a few of 'em are proud of that. Makes me want to throw up, to be quite frank.



posted on Dec, 24 2019 @ 04:55 PM
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a reply to: Bigbrooklyn

No. Its vets offing themselves due to poor mental health services.

In fact....vet suicides are 60% of all gun deaths



posted on Dec, 24 2019 @ 04:56 PM
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a reply to: seagull

Exactly! I want to spend my money on the latest iPhone and get all offended when I have to spend some on insurance or rent of other bills. Adulting is hard.



posted on Dec, 24 2019 @ 04:58 PM
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a reply to: ketsuko

Yeppers.

Or a mortgage, and groceries. Gas for the car. Y'know, adult stuff.



posted on Dec, 24 2019 @ 05:06 PM
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originally posted by: seagull
a reply to: ketsuko

Yeppers.

Or a mortgage, and groceries. Gas for the car. Y'know, adult stuff.


Those things should be rights because I *need* them!



posted on Dec, 24 2019 @ 05:12 PM
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a reply to: ketsuko

Oh, right...I forgot that.

My bad.


😬



posted on Dec, 24 2019 @ 05:37 PM
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He cant...its called DENIAL..a reply to: Lagomorphe




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