Millennials have a reputation for being entitled, self-absorbed and lazy, but a new book argues that their parents are actually a bigger danger to society. Raised in an era of seemingly unending economic prosperity with relatively permissive parents, and the first generation to grow up with a television, baby boomers developed an appetite for consumption and a lack of empathy for future generations that has resulted in unfortunate policy decisions, argues Gibney, who is in his early 40s. That makes him Generation X. The book comes as Americans of all ages are sorting through a new political reality, which Gibney argues that boomers delivered to us through years of grooming candidates to focus on their political priorities such as, preferential tax treatment and entitlement programs, and then voting for them in overwhelming numbers. Indeed, a article in Fortune magazine warned that the group of thensomethings taking over the workplace were prone to job-hopping and having their egos bruised.
Baby boomers ruined America, according to this Generation X author
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What separates Generation Y from X? And hey Gen Z, welcome to the party! How old is each generation? Are they really that different?
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Do you agree? Yes, Virginia, there was a time when everyone waited until their wedding night to have intercourse. For real. While boomers may not have invented sex the way we did the internet , we certainly pushed its envelope and altered the way it is done, with whom, when and where, and even why.
Last year, the website Travel-Ticker. Some 27 percent of respondents chose skinny-dipping -- and of that group, 67 percent were age 51 or older. Boomers may give the world the false impression that they spend most of their waking hours blissfully posting photos of their grandchildren and their cats on Facebook. But beneath the guise of grandmotherhood, cat ownership, scrapbooking, and couponing there lurks the same wild and crazy desires that created Woodstock, Monterey, and love beads. Boomers want nothing more than to fling off their comfort shoes, their sensible bras, and their high-waisted pants, and snatch back a moment of their glory days.