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Originally posted by kozmo
We've offered participation trophies just for showing up.
Some have gone further and eliminated the use of red ink in grading papers
We've eliminated corporal punishment. Parents are no longer permitted to spank their children.
The rising star of the European disco scene, her glittering jewelry and shades belie her age. At 70 Ruth Flowers is the oldest DJ in the world. A few years ago she attended her grandson’s birthday in a club and ever since she has been ruling the dance floors under the pseudonym Mamy Rock.
Originally posted by jimmiec
reply to post by Dark Ghost
We as a society have made some poor decisions in the last 40 years. It is time to fess up to them and try to correct them. Not so we can blame someone. So we can create a better society.
We had better get a plan together to combat this greatest epidemic as it takes shape. Because it will dwarf the toll of any epidemic we have ever known. And it will be the hardest to defeat. Because, by the time we see the scope and destructiveness of this enemy clearly, we will also realize, as the saying goes, that it is us.
Originally posted by minnow
I spent a large part of every year travelling overseas with family, then by teens working hard and supporting charities, and environmental movements.
Originally posted by misse2miss
Originally posted by jimmiec
reply to post by Lulzaroonie
I agree with you 100%. The problem is that half of the parents don't do a proper job of parenting. Add to that our public school system gives our children a trophy even when they lose and we have a lot of kids that do not have the mechanism needed to cope with losing in the sometimes harsh environment of society.
Yes the "problem" with the youth is we have been given trophies.
Let me ask you this one question?
What makes you think genereation y (my generation) does not have the capacity to cope?
Because last time i checked there have been "crazies" throughout time i will list a few
1. Charles Manson
2.Jack the Ripper
3. Pedro Alonso López Killed 110+ yrs: 1969 to 1980
4.Gary Ridgway Killed 71+ yrs: 1982 to 2000
5. Ted Bundy Killed 35+ yrs: 1974 to 1978
6. Jeffrey Dahmer Killed 17 yrs: 1978 to 1991
Theres plenty more where that came from
It seems like there have been some bad eggs in nearly every generation.. but see here is the difference we aren't belittling you.
Perhaps everyone should stop pointing the finger and stop playing the name game and take some responsibility.
Generation y didn't choose the world we grew up in YOU DID!
But don't worry at least we know how not to be, thanks for that
Btw this was not aimed directly at Lulzaroonie i went on a tangent
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