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Originally posted by MichiganSwampBuck
I've read through this entire thread with great interest and I noticed how no one has mentioned to any great extent the fact that most job postings require an education beyond high school. If you meet all the requirements for the job application, you will have a better chance for landing a job if you were involved in related extra curricular activities and will also need a few years of real life experience. Not to mention most jobs require a permanent address, a valid driver's license and a reliable car. Many job also require being healthy enough to lift 50 to 100 lbs regularly during your shifts.
This is a complex problem that crosses many demographics across all generations, but I can see that the latest generation is in a particularly bad position for upward mobility.
Originally posted by darkbake
reply to post by SubTruth
I think that generation woke up as soon as they graduated college. I'm not sure if they are going to be able to raise families. And I don't think it all has to do with bad parenting, but I think there was some of that? Also... I think the generation has some issues like those you were alluding to, including side-effects from advances in human networking technology.
I believe in liberalism in the sense that everyone, including the poor, should be able to live decent lives - but I don't believe in it when it becomes extremist and actually has the opposite effect on society. I look at the behavior of political philosophies more than their "agendas".
There is corruption on both sides of the political isle that was not handled in time - and probably will not be handled in time - to prevent revolution at the cost of those people's lives and others. We are talking about an increasing chance of revolution every year that the richer folk die and the younger folk are born, since there is a very clear time cut-off.
It will not be handled in time if excuses keep on being made - and if the blame is shifted around instead of the problems being solved - and if the older generation continues to deny what is happening with the younger generation - these are all terrible policies.
As a side note, sir, I would like to point out that unrealistic liberal policies can result in economic collapse. Although corporate extremism results in slavery. Look at what we have here in America right now - two extremist political parties. So that means economic collapse and slavery, which is basically what I was getting at in the O.P.edit on 21-7-2013 by darkbake because: (no reason given)edit on 21-7-2013 by darkbake because: (no reason given)edit on 21-7-2013 by darkbake because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by geobro
the youth in america is just like the youth in a lot of european countries LOST i would hate to be young now.
in japan there are a generation that does not go out and it is the young males the world is broken not just the states .
best of luck bud but keep your chin up
Originally posted by SubTruth
reply to post by darkbake
What you get is 30 year old children who have little to no real life experience. You also get a government who will control more and more of your so called free economy........... It will always fail and sadly both political parties are controlled by these fascist scum.
Originally posted by unb3k44n7
A $23K annual salary will only allow you to roughly afford $575 a month for rent and utilities, that is if you are lucky enough to even be making that much in your 20s, or be employed at all for that matter. You should just be lucky you have a job if you have one. So, will you choose live in a shed or with your parents? Do you choose to get married at such a young age in hopes of some financial stability and comfort, or a false sense of it thereof? Do you jump around from apartment to apartment with various roommates and in tern find yourself with zero stability?
"Employers (the controllers) don't care if you're a genius with a high school diploma, or an idiot with a master's degree, just as long as you have some form of higher education."edit on 23-7-2013 by unb3k44n7 because: eta quote