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When they die out

I'm thinking when baby boomers, generation x, die out.

It will be easier for millennials, generation y and generation z to do something about fucking school ffs! FFS!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Without the strong pro-school baby boomers, generation x, bugging us the fuck out with pursuing school and shit!

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possibly, assuming the new gen folk aren't all brainwashed or apathetic.

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RE: When they die out

I have encountered a shit ton of worthless human beings... we are not in short supply of them.

Your generation may have been born later, but dont go telling me people change too much over a couple generations, like, in such a way that they look sooooo different.

"Hey, president of the school board! That sounds like I could retire with a pension at 50. And all I have to do is act like a dick to anyone unimportant to my image and pretend/actually believe this shit? Sign me the fuck up!!!"

- sayeth any worthless idiot who HAS that option.

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Don't hold your breath. Unless our generation can make the unprecedented decision to do what is best for future generations, the legacy of fear, hatred, and selfishness our predecessors left behind will live on through us.

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(08-14-2016 02:50 PM)Chiron Wrote:  Don't hold your breath. Unless our generation can make the unprecedented decision to do what is best for future generations, the legacy of fear, hatred, and selfishness our predecessors left behind will live on through us.

perhaps i could stir something in our generation!!! I see that kids in my school do not feel the same way i do. even though, you know, they hate school. I think they are afraid to rebel... I have to reach out.
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Be ready with something to replace it, or some justifiable standard against which the system's stupidity is made more apparent. Yes, again i peddle my TCS

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I always thought Generation X was the one I was born into. Whatever that means. I don't think the decade a person was born in makes much of a difference to anything, other than whether or not they're likely to still be alive now.

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holy crap I remember I made a thread just like this 3 years ago

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(08-15-2016 07:06 AM)Hansgrohe Wrote:  holy crap I remember I made a thread just like this 3 years ago

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Those who got a C in History are doomed to keep using this expression.

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(08-15-2016 07:56 AM)Chiron Wrote:  
(08-15-2016 07:06 AM)Hansgrohe Wrote:  holy crap I remember I made a thread just like this 3 years ago

Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it.

Those who got a C in History are doomed to keep using this expression.

(._.) well Hansgrohe remembers so he's not doomed. I didn't know he made a thread like this. And the others that were around and have forgotten are the doomed ones right?
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Hello, traveler.

This is an ancient account I have not used in a long time. My views have changed much in the intervening months and years.

Nonetheless, I refuse to clean it up. Pretending that I've held my current views since the beginning of time is what we in the industry call a lie. Asking people to do so contributes to moralistic self-loathing. "See, those people have nothing damning! I do! I'm truly vile!"

Because you can never be a good person with a single blemish on the moral record, I thought that simply entertaining some thoughts made me irredeemable. Though I don't care for his writing style, William Faulkner presents a good counterexample. He went from being a typical Southern racist to supporting the civil rights movement. These days we'd yell at him for that, probably.

People are allowed to change their views.

Nevertheless, this period of my life has informed some of how I am today. In good ways and bad ways. To purge it would be to do a disservice to history. Perhaps it will not make anyone sympathetic, but it may help someone understand.

If, after reading all this, you still decide to use the post above as evidence that I am evil today, ask yourself if you have never disagreed with the moral code you now follow. In all likelihood you did, at some point. If some questions are verboten, and the answer is "how dare you ask that," don't expect your ideological opponents to ever change their minds.
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Quote: possibly, assuming the new gen folk aren't all brainwashed or apathetic.

Alas, a lot of people in this day and age seem to be apathetic.

Quote:"Hey, president of the school board! That sounds like I could retire with a pension at 50. And all I have to do is act like a dick to anyone unimportant to my image and pretend/actually believe this shit? Sign me the fuck up!!!"

- sayeth any worthless idiot who HAS that option.

Alas, there's truth to this. Many people care only about themselves and don't have compassion on others. They're also willing to do bad things to other people to get what they want.

Quote: Don't hold your breath. Unless our generation can make the unprecedented decision to do what is best for future generations, the legacy of fear, hatred, and selfishness our predecessors left behind will live on through us.

I honestly don't think humanity is getting better. Sure, our technology is getting better, but humanity is still really messed up.

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Islamic eschatology has a general overarching narrative that indeed people are getting worse, though when Jesus comes back he abolishes the obligatory charity tax because it wont be needed anymore. Material ease increases, people's character decrease.

Overall btw, not for individuals

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(08-16-2016 04:22 AM)the Analogist Wrote:  Islamic eschatology has a general overarching narrative that indeed people are getting worse, though when Jesus comes back he abolishes the obligatory charity tax because it wont be needed anymore. Material ease increases, people's character decrease.

Overall btw, not for individuals

Christianity has something similar, although no charity tax. I don't recall it being brought on by material ease though.

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