The New Generation Chooses Nothing

Dr. Michael LaitmanIn the News (from Huffington Post): “According to recent findings from the Pew Research Center, the number of young adults living at home, or ‘boomerang kids,’ is at an all-time record high. Many experts agree the economy, including rising debt from student loans and the high cost of living, is the driving force motivating these kids to live at home. But another interesting explanation is the generational mindset shift happening as well, as there is now less of a stigma for young adults to live at home with their parents. …

“We surveyed more than 2,000 adults and found that Americans disagree over how long is too long for college graduates to live with their parents. Millennials age 18-34 think it’s acceptable to live at home with their parents for as long as five years after college.”

“By 2020, already 60% of young people will be dependent on their parents, in 2030 – up to 80%. Dependency becomes normal. Many 30-year-old Americans live off their parents (pensions, interest on investments, savings, disability, etc.) and do not even feel sorry about it.

“Young people are educated, but can only live within their own families; they suffer from high self-esteem, which is strikingly combined with an inferiority complex; they will reject ‘unskilled labor,’ will find a way to get public assistance. Most parents care of their 30-year-old children and grandchildren, not finding dependency dangerous, and are glad to give place to adult children.” (Source: Russian Bazaar)

My Comment: Precisely this pampered generation can establish an integral society, receive an “allowance,” and reveal perfection in mutual connection.

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