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“This Older Generation” by Randolph S. Bourne

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Here is a response to the snarky “Letter to a Rising Generation” by the old-fogey C.A. Comer. Bourne was a university student when he wrote this. His style is a bit flowery but it was done for effect. My comments following. This Older Generation by Randolph S. Bourne I read with ever-increasing wonder the guarded defenses and discreet apologies for …

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“But I’m not GenX; I’m a late Boomer!”: Who Is, and Who Ain’t, Generation X in America

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Who is this “Generation X” or “GenX” that I keep talking about? Surely, it’s not you, right? And isn’t this whole generations stuff just invented to sell products? The first question comes from the idea that “God, please don’t make me a part of GenX”. Even people who are in it don’t want to be identified with it. Which is …