Does Gen Z Care So Little Because Millennials Care Too Much?

The roasting of earnest Millennials reflects an ancient, intergenerational war of feelings

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Millennials have feelings. Millennials like things. Millennials feel hope or get enthusiastic or try to fix problems. It’s terrible.

By rebelling against Gen X, we millennials have turned ourselves into a mirror image of what Gen X was rebelling against.

Author of “Trainwreck” (Melville House, ‘16) and “Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers” (Melville House, ‘19). Columns published far and wide across the Internet.

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