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Generation gap

 

October 29, 2021



Baby Boomers, Millenials, Gen Z, Generation X – are any of these relevant to society or are they labeled only to generate bickering on social media? Are there real issues to address for each of these groups?

Bobby Duffy, in his article in the Wall Street Journal, says it is stereotypical bunk. The “generation gap” was born with the publication of Jack Kerouac’s book “On the Road” in 1957, creating the “beat” generation, morphing into the “hippies” of the ‘60s.

Labeling generations leads us to focus on problems that have existed since society began. The French sociolo...



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