05/09/2021 04:50 PM | Click to read full article
Generational thinking is a big idea that's been horribly corrupted and devalued by endless myths and stereotypes. These cliches have fuelled fake battles between snowflake millennials and selfish baby boomers, with younger generations facing a war on woke and older generations accused of stealing the future from the young.
Understanding whether, and how, generations are different is vital to understanding society. The balance between generations is constantly shifting, as older cohorts die out and are replaced by new entrants.