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    As part of my dissertation I'm looking at the idea of ownership:

    - the fact that people in the 18-25 age group don't `own` things in the way that previous generations did - eg books, vinyl records etc replaced by kindles and spotify

    - and many no longer see owning a house as an achievable aim

    Are we now living in a world where we no longer own anything? have all interactions with our interests/goals/passions/careers become ephemeral temporary and short lived?
    I'd be really interested to hear your opinions on these ideas.
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    Ed.
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    iPhone battery life is also an issue.
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    Finding the time to have a go on PornHub.
    also, finding willpower to stop procrasturbating on Pornhub and actually revise / do course work
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    (Original post by Ed03)
    As part of my dissertation I'm looking at the idea of ownership:

    - the fact that people in the 18-25 age group don't `own` things in the way that previous generations did - eg books, vinyl records etc replaced by kindles and spotify

    - and many no longer see owning a house as an achievable aim

    Are we now living in a world where we no longer own anything? have all interactions with our interests/goals/passions/careers become ephemeral temporary and short lived?
    I'd be really interested to hear your opinions on these ideas.
    Thanks,
    Ed.
    They say adulthood now starts at 30
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    I like this post although i nearly skipped it because of the title.. I am glad i read it because I have never thought about things this way.

    It is a great point that people no longer own physical things, although they do own virtual things. Virtual things still have value so does it matter if they are physical or virtual in that respect?

    The reason that many young people can't afford to purchase a house is simply because they are way more expensive these days. It is also a lot harder to get a mortgage within the last few years due to the credit crunch.

    Yes, maybe the not owning items could have something to do with why many young people don't value things as much as in previous generations? I am not sure though, because they value their tablets and phones quite a lot :P
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    (Original post by Ed03)
    As part of my dissertation I'm looking at the idea of ownership:

    - the fact that people in the 18-25 age group don't `own` things in the way that previous generations did - eg books, vinyl records etc replaced by kindles and spotify

    - and many no longer see owning a house as an achievable aim

    Are we now living in a world where we no longer own anything? have all interactions with our interests/goals/passions/careers become ephemeral temporary and short lived?
    I'd be really interested to hear your opinions on these ideas.
    Thanks,
    Ed.
    On a serious note, youth unemployment is on the rise, as for graduates not being able to find jobs straight after graduation. Also the rise of mental health in children.
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    -Narcissistic behaivour (vanity)- This may be indicated if one is constantly looking in the mirror 24/7 or is always taking selfies.
    -Having bad role models who adovocate nothing good i.e Kartrashians
    -Peer Pressure
    -Having high expectations of you self
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    Note: I'm not saying there is anything wrong with having high expectation. Some people have unhealthy high level of expectations. Example a GCSE student pulls a all nighter every night to get and A* .Hoping for straight A* WOW DUDE!
    -Materialistic attitude. Most young ones feel the need to have the iphone 6s, newest edition of adidas superstar, calvin klein boxers or knickers
    -Forgetting themselves. Young ones never give themeselve 'me' time. Their free time is spent on either social network or their friends.
    -Forgetting their parents :cry:Some of todays youth leave their parents when they are 18 and shove them into care home when they are 50+
 
 
 
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