Generation Gap

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“Generation gap”

I lived enough time around my grandpa to have a clear perception about how different is the old generation to the new generation or as known “generation gap.” There is no doubt that every generation is different in many ways from the old ones. The Children’s generation is different from their parents’ generation. There are certain aspects to that difference and these aspects may be positive as well as negative. In my view, there are three main reasons that make that difference: modern technology, fashion, and values.

Today present generation is entirely dependent on modern electronics, such as computers, iPods, cell phones, MP3 etc. Who can live without internet today? I have experienced two days without access to social media or checking the updates of my friends on Facebook. I thought that I had the same difficulty that a person addicted to smoke would have to stop smoking. I have tried to explain to my mother what Facebook, Orkut and Twitter are, but it is just difficult to her understand it, while children who are five, six years old completely dominate this issue. If our parents’ generation used letter writing to send messages, modern youth uses e-mails, saving a great deal of time and money. The Older generation still likes to use land line connections and other simple instruments. But a good thing is that they slowly adapt to the fast advance of the technology, while modern generation think that their recently bought IPhone is old because a new model was put in the market. I don’t think I will ever get a text from my mother. She basically uses her cell phones to receive and make calls, while youth has a facility to text, they text friends almost whole day and it has become an addition. Sometimes parents are not excited for these new electronic items. Young generation, however, is thrilled about any new development in electronic world. Young people easily adapt themselves to changes.

Fashion has greatly changed over the years...
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