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Originally posted by Sachyriel
reply to post by JibbyJedi
Not all Baby boomers will succumb to that wound, some will actually die from other injuries. I don't see what this has to do with the political spectrum moving its centre more to the left, which is what I was talking about.
I don't really want to talk about the obsolescence of radioactive materials in consumer goods.
Originally posted by JibbyJediTo the left? Do you still believe there is a real division in politics in 2012? There is no left and right, in the USA, UK, Australia, Germany, France, Spain, Portugal, Greece, etc., or any modern country. Those concepts keep us commoners in the illusion of free will choice. Like George Carlin said, we have no free choice! We have selections, not elections.
Decisions were made in corporate business long ago that are just manifesting now, and many of those manifestations are happening to the Baby Boomers now.
A forecast for the future.... a 90 year old human being, will be a conspiracy theory 50 years from now, as digital records can be easily forged. All there will be is the 1984, digital life, verbal reality to the masses.
edit on 2-2-2012 by JibbyJedi because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Sachyriel
I'm not saying it's a good thing the Baby Boomers are leaving faster and faster, but they are more of a burden today as they get older, and the small dips in the demographics that were taken care of by the rise in automation lead us to have a successful life.
However, the oddity of the current political establishment is untenable, we will see less Baby Boomers enter politics, more Baby Boom Echos, and eventually the Millennial Generation will start to elect some of their own, just as the last of the Baby Boom generation is shown the door from political life.
The people who were born in the Baby Boom Echo will have a hard time lubricating the political machine with such a short amount of time to do it; The public won't divide their politicians by age unless the media tells them to, the public divides politicians into parties and the politicians comply.
Eventually the obstinately conservative attitudes of the first BB will be eroded, and thank God cause the backlash that they created against conservatism will help the Echo Gen. of political wieners be more progressive! When the Millennial gen elected leaders see the Echo gen being progressive and winning, maybe it rubs off on them.
However, maybe it doesn't, maybe the leaders of the Millennial generation will actually be more conservative than the BBE gen's leaders, and the Millennial gen leaders want to guide progress with older values and new technology.
I am willing to bet that the Millennial Generation will actually be accelerated past what the BB generation once thought 'leftist' and the new centre of the political spectrum will move left, because the Baby Boom Generation dies off and their votes are less concentrated. Even if there is a rise in Millennial Conservatism, the newest generation of Conservatives would find themselves in the middle of where the Baby Boom Generation though the political spectrum lay, and Leftist politics dominate the stage they seek to have.
Today, we find that not only will more Baby Boomers die, more Echos lead and more Millennial learn, but the entire political spectrum shifts left so quickly it could not have been moved by anyone but God himself.
Eventually conservative politics will mean that you are a relic, and while being a relic is not bad soon you won't be electable because your politics are too right of centre, being a centrist today just means you were yesterdays liberal. Being a centrist today just means you are going to be tomorrows right-winger.
muwahahahahahahahahaha *cough cough* sorry, what did you have to say?