Monday, May 29, 2006

What all "young generations" share is a revulsion toward their parents' generation - a revulsion that is often justified. Every adult generation has so compromised itself as to deserve the contempt their children feel for them - even as their children are headed toward making the same compromises themselves, in order to bear the world, life, each other, and themselves, without running mad from disappointment, discouragement, and frustration. Life crushes us quickly or slowly - the latter often without our even realizing it.


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