Meditations on millennials (and gen. z)

Why are today’s teens putting off sex, driving, dating and drinking? Even though I’m on the ‘right’, I’m not so quick to beat-up on millennials (and the generation that follows them, dubbed by some as ‘Generation Z’). Millennials were dealt a bad hand: two recessions…

In Defense of Millennials, Part 2

If you’re on the ‘right’, it’s temping to bash millennials, but it’s worth noting that alt-right millennials, thanks to postings on 4chan, Reddit, and Twitter, swayed voters and the ‘national dialogue’ and helped put Trump in office. Although millennials supported Hillary by a much larger…

Era of the Introvert, and the demise of ‘Careerism’

Over and over again, articles about following themes themes or topics, go viral: -Being alone, the benefits of being alone, etc. -Introversion, introverts -Coping with being ‘average’, being ‘boring’, etc. Today’s viral article: How being alone may be the key to rest Could it be…

Millennials and Misconceptions

This is going viral: College Advice from a 75-Year-Old Who Went to School for 55 Years and Got 30 Degrees Note how a comment that was critical was heavily down-voted and subsequently deleted, while comments praising the man were up-voted: The story went viral because…

In Defense Of A Boring, Comfortable Life (analysis)

An article on Dose.com, In Defense Of A Boring, Comfortable Life, is going viral: There is nothing wrong with living a comfortable and unadventurous life. I know. This is the internet. The odds are good you just spent five minutes watching someone do something incredible….

Intellectualism, Individualism, and Wealth, Part 4 (philosophy of millennials)

Errata: yesterday’s article, Alt-Right: Classifications and Significance, described neocons as apologetically anti-populist, when it should have been unapologetically anti-populist. Continuing on the series on Intellectualism, Individualism, and Wealth… The Millennial Mindset, Part 2: Philosophy and Wealth describes the underlying philosophy of most millennials as rationalist…

Why So Many Millennials Are Struggling

From The Daily Dot: The real reason young people are the poorest generation in 25 years The kids are not all right. As the millennial generation starts to reach its 30s, many of these ‘80s and ‘90s kids are having kids of their own, and…

Adulting

Adulting is now a ‘thing’: Adulting (v): to do grown up things and hold responsibilities such as, a 9-5 job, a mortgage/rent, a car payment, or anything else that makes one think of grown ups. Used in a sentence: Jane is adulting quite well today…

Millennials and Intellectualism Culture, Part 2

Part 1 Continuing on the article… No. 1: read a fucking book… No. 2: learn something… No. 3: stop buying so much shit…. Everything he’s listing that he wishes were happening is already happening, at least as I can perceive based on my own observations…