Every generation faces new challenges and new problems. What do you think is the biggest difference between your generation and older generations? How do you think these differences will affect the future of our country and/or your career choice? Every generation is different in so many ways, but at the same time, we’re exactly alike. We, as teenagers, are unsure, insecure, and confused about who we are and what we want to do with our lives. But in the bigger ways, we are completely different than the older generations. We have this thing called technology, and its changed the world forever in every way. My generation has many things I’m not proud of. We’re more greedy, selfish, and independent. I feel like the one thing that separates us so greatly, is technology. We thrive off of it, and we The first thing I would consider “wrong” with my generation, is we have hardly any ambition in life. I see too many kids not even trying, because it’s too hard. We drop out and go down that terrible path that leads to nothing. We have no idea what they want to do as a profession, and as a result, make no real efforts to expand their knowledge or skill sets through post secondary education. We may have interests or hobbies but they never muster up enough time and energy to pursue it. We lack a general discipline for ourselves. Instead, we sit on our computers or cellphones. It’s disappointing. Our parents and their parents were unsure too, but they didn’t have the chance to sit and entertain themselves with technology for hours.
The second thing I have noticed and given a lot of thought to is we expect everything to be handed to us. And I feel like that has to do with technology. We are so easily entertained with one click or tap, that we haven’t a clue how to get out and work for something. And when we fail, we blame it everybody but ourselves. We have no responsibility or accountability. We have no idea what they feel...
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