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There really is nothing new to see in this whole thing.
5 years could actually make a difference from education unless they went to private schools. Common Core is the most destructive in terms of programming. The schools have actively replaced real science with crazy climate change nonsense and the educators have overlaid all kinds of social programming over math, science and English.
originally posted by: bigfatfurrytexan
originally posted by: DanDanDat
So what caused these young humans to be so absolutely hopeless when it comes to basic life and workplace skills? Was it something in the water?
Who knows. One major difference is the internet. But i can't fix the blame there with any reason or logic, so who really knows.
Something is different. I have 2 kids. The older, 26, is a masters candidate funding his own life and education by working as a teacher. The 21 year old does as little as possible and has expressed a desire to live off the government if it were possible. Both raised by the same parents under the same rules. Maybe its personality? I don't know.
originally posted by: projectvxn
This is the person who tells you there is no objective reality & as such no objective morality either. No "right and wrong" There are many of them. We call them Millennials and Gen Z. They have to think this way otherwise they can't justify their hypocritical actions & capricious demands. These are the people that vote for "Democratic Socialists".
They have no stake in the future. No posterity to answer to. They don't even believe there is a future and have sunk into nihilism:
Forget lazy, self-centred or cocky — the truth about most millennials is they’re absolutely hopeless when it comes to basic life and workplace skills, experts say.
They are regularly advertised prepackaged excuses for continuing to not take the initiative, to let opportunity slip away, to refuse to grow the hell up! Watching life evaporate through Escapism:
Coping Through Escapism: New Study Reveals How Today's Youth Deals With Stress
A new study by PsychTests.com comparing coping styles of different generational groups reveals that younger people are more likely to resort to distraction to cope with difficulties in their life.
A massive generation who aren't having kids, are more obese than the last generation, & refuse to grow up, are now demanding socialism as if it would enable their laziness, escapism, & capriciousness. They are narcissistic and driven by impulsivity:
Millennials Are More 'Generation Me' Than 'Generation We,' Study Finds
Millennials, the generation of young Americans born after 1982, may not be the caring, socially conscious environmentalists some have portrayed them to be, according to a study described in the new issue of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
They deride all tradition, think it their sworn duty to whine and complain about injustice they never lived & don't want to do anything about. But they can talk, make videos, & write tweets about what they "believe", what they are outraged by, or what they are fleetingly "inspired" by. It's a generation of hashtag activists demanding I accept destitution so corporations can afford to pollute more by forcing nonsense climate taxes & carbon credit schemes. They demand I accept twisted notions of gender, specifically with regard to children. They have the money for drag queen story hour where men flashing their genitals at children is considered ok but opposition to it is called bigotry:
Drag queen flashes young children at ‘Drag Queen Story Hour’
They demand I filter my worldview through the lens of postmodernism rather than the Enlightenment substrate that has led to the comfort they enjoy while dreaming up new ways to put the chains of servitude back on.
They cling to long-discredited political & economic ideologies. They flash the hammer & sickle proudly & demand the destruction of market economies from behind their Apple laptops on which they feed their porn addictions, engage in childish escapism, & make demands of society; those evil bourgeois people who want to raise families, contribute to their communities, & actually solve problems owe this defective generation something. When the good and honest acquiesce to this, is it over? No. The demands simply become ever more insatiable and irrational...Generation Mob always makes more demands.
The censoriousness of Generation Mob is another massive paradigm shift with which free-thinking people must now contend. This generation & the one after are driving forces in the degradation of free expression & speech...more unreasonable demands of reasonable people by unreasonable mobs.
The largest generation in American history. Among which the lowest of common denominators are leading the outrage mobs & representing districts in congress. A generation of know-nothing takers refusing responsibility for themselves or the messes they make. Zombies overwhelming us with sheer numbers. Nihilistic masturbators eating themselves to death, drowning the rest of us in their capricious & salty tears as revenge for having made sound choices of moral rectitude in our own lives. How dare we?
Society doesn't owe us anything, folks. Even that which is attained by the collective efforts or funds of society requires individual contribution & responsibility.
I believe in responsibility because it is the substrate by which our rights grow. I believe in accountability because it is the substrate by which our freedom grows. This generation. My generation...they don't believe in those things. Reality is a game of subjective interpretations to them & the means to any end are all treated equally regardless of who is trampled along the way to "progress".
This cannot continue or we will become a society of fat & lazy criminals allowing the eradication of whole groups to satiate our selfish desire to "have it my way". If you think we could never be that kind of society in the 21st century you are wrong. We are becoming that now. People are starting to thirst for radical change & the only way to get radical change is to kill your opposition. We may be seeing that dynamic playing out in Virginia.
It's time to take responsibility. There is no free nation without it.