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"so many options." "too may opportunities." --a couple comments from gen y'ers from the show.
a generation newly arrived to adulthood living in an age of unprecedented information distribution techniques (broadcast tv, radio, internet, as well as material shipping methods like highways, air,), a truly info-democratic culture, the first years of this culture (it should be said in its defense), before its codes and models of conduct have even begun to develop and disseminate as virally as do innovations to the breadth or scope of the information available, it is no surprise that generation y lives in perpetual indecision. this is a trait perhaps held over from the unique struggles of teens forming something of an identity out of all of this, likes and dislikes, stances for or against. the struggle to reconcile a personal identity with the inundation of the modern age is something that is ours. we were born too late for the advances that arguably can suggest that a new model of human culture is developing in tandem with the increased exchange, frequency, and variation of the information available. the internet is the tool of this progression. i am a member of generation y. i'm 27. i'm in a dire dire quarter life crisis, brought on by a loss of a lovely lovely lady, whom i sought to marry. i am of this generation, and its struggles with adapting to the new age, of globalization and footage of everything. i believe it is the next couple generations that will really take off with this, adapting as generations do. i believe we are near a novel shift in our path as a species. several times in our history, and many more times in the histories of the world's creatures, there are novel evolutionary moments. perhaps, perhaps... these are just my humble thoughts. great show! wish i'd have called in, had i not had to go to class, haha.
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