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I am about to do what old people have done throughout history: But I have studies! I have quotes from respected academics!

Unlike my parents, my grandparents and my great-grandparents, I have proof. Here's the cold, hard data: Their development is stunted: And they are lazy. Who's the Most Influential Millennial? Millennials consist, depending on whom you ask, of people born from to To put it more simply for them, since they grew up not having to do a lot of math in their heads, thanks to computers, the group is made up mostly of teens and somethings.

At 80 million strong, they are College dating gay parents studying memes biggest age grouping in American history. Each country's millennials are different, but because of globalization, social media, the exporting of Western culture and the speed of change, millennials worldwide are College dating gay parents studying memes similar to one another than to older generations within their nations.

Even in China, where family history is more important than any individual, the Internet, urbanization and the one-child policy have created a generation as overconfident and self-involved as the Western one. And these aren't just rich-kid problems: They are the most threatening and exciting generation since the baby boomers brought about social revolution, not because they're trying to take over the Establishment but because they're growing up without one.

The Industrial Revolution made individuals far more powerful--they could move to a city, start a business, read and form organizations. The information revolution has further empowered individuals by handing them the technology to compete against huge organizations: Millennials don't need us. That's why we're scared of them.

Whereas in the s families displayed a wedding photo, a school photo and maybe a military photo in their homes, the average middle-class American family today walks amid 85 pictures of themselves and their pets.

Millennials have come of age in the era of the quantified self, recording their daily steps on FitBit, their whereabouts every hour of every day on PlaceMe and their genetic data on 23 and Me.

They have less civic engagement and lower political participation than any previous group. This is a generation that would have made Walt Whitman wonder if maybe they should try singing a song of someone else. They got this way partly because, in the s, people wanted to improve kids' chances of success by instilling self-esteem. It turns out that self-esteem is great for getting a job or hooking up at a bar but not so great for keeping a job or a relationship.

The Puzzle of Low Self-Regard.

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