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    (Original post by TimmonaPortella)
    Perhaps current right wing vexation is a good sign, then. Right after that, we got a decade of our dear lady The Right Honourable The Baroness Thatcher.
    The pendulum will swing, Hitler brought it wayyyy to far to the right, socialism came after, Thatcher then nicely to the right, the madness and insanity of the radical (slowly becoming the norm) left will madden those on the left who are sensible (plenty of them) and we will go back to good old proper conservatism
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    (Original post by ChaoticButterfly)
    I must confess I have a sweat ass 1440p 144Hz monitor. :gangster:

    I bought it when I had a job.

    My smartphone broke years ago and I literlly can only afford a brick :rofl:




    The right is always scared of communist insurection. Even when the Berlin Wall has been down longer than it was up :rofl:.

    The ghost of the Soviet Union manifests itself in Corbyn and his spieful ways.

    It;s just that during the 70s there was a real threat of power being shifted away from capital to ordinary people and a Labour party that had radical Socialists like Benn who were commited to upholding thier manifestos they were elected on, unlike the melts such as Wilson. That is what I want to come back. An actual real threat to the point they are planning and practising for cougs.
    Well me the greedy fatcat capitalist has a 1080p IPS monitor (and a standard 1080 as a secondary monitor)
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    (Original post by AperfectBalance)
    Those millennials that are too afraid to look at themselves yet get mad at the slightest thing those that have a macbook pro and whine about not being able to afford the new iphone 7 those sjws that whine about insignificant thing or become the thing they are trying to fight
    Sooo, when you said 'sounds like a bunch of whiny millenials', you weren't talking about the people the OP was specifically referring to, but to some non-specific and unquantifiable contingent of millenials who nobody was actually talking about? Yeah I'm still confused.
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    Someone who only lives to 40 technically had a mid-life crisis at 20. It was a joke. But also a truth - wars have killed many young soldiers. Who's to say some Ed Sheeran-loving, decaf-sipping, arsicle (new word I just made up - a combination of article, arse, and maybe icicle) deserves in nature's/society's eyes to live past 40?
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    Things will be good again once the Tories are gone.
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    (Original post by AperfectBalance)
    Well me the greedy fatcat capitalist has a 1080p IPS monitor (and a standard 1080 as a secondary monitor)
    ChaoticButterfly and I have better monitors than you <3
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    middle-class millennials with their ism's and anxiety disorders wouldn't last two seconds if they lived in the 1940s...
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    So many of you in this thread managing to both miss the point and demonstrate it excellently. Why wouldn't people be getting fed up living in low-paid, often precarious work and shelling out exorbitant rental prices because that's the only choice they have, and then being dismissed with "lol, whiny snowflakes need to stop eating so much avocado", as if that doesn't just add to their very justified frustrations.
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    Just not sure it's that simple.

    I think we have suffered a bit at the hands of both self-serving (EU ref, austerity) and well-meaning government decisions (trying to get everyone to go to university) but at the same time, I definitely think we're softer as a collective. We've been told we can achieve anything for relatively little input. We've never lived world wars, the threat thereof (Cold War) or serious racial tension.

    Age of globalisation and technology means we have new short-term opportunities we never had. Globalisation leading to excess of labour supply and scarcity of property but cheap travel and cheaper trendy goods. My mum first went to Spain when she was 18 years old during the dying embers of the Franco regime. I first went when I was 2.

    Very complicated though. At 27, I find the "stop eating avocados" jibe a fallacy - if leaving the precariat is not a realistic aim, why the hell not enjoy your life?
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    (Original post by Stiff Little Fingers)
    So many of you in this thread managing to both miss the point and demonstrate it excellently. Why wouldn't people be getting fed up living in low-paid, often precarious work and shelling out exorbitant rental prices because that's the only choice they have, and then being dismissed with "lol, whiny snowflakes need to stop eating so much avocado", as if that doesn't just add to their very justified frustrations.
    I don't think anyone is telling them to stop eating avocados. That is a meme after some old plonker said it would help.

    Fact is, our generation is exactly an entitled one, we had it all, people giving us medals for coming last, always being told we can be anything we want, the internet with quick satisfaction and easy 24/7 access to like-minded people that creates a bubble where people feel even more special and entitled, because everyone in it thinks they deserve it.
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    (Original post by yudothis)
    I don't think anyone is telling them to stop eating avocados. That is a meme after some old plonker said it would help.

    Fact is, our generation is exactly an entitled one, we had it all, people giving us medals for coming last, always being told we can be anything we want, the internet with quick satisfaction and easy 24/7 access to like-minded people that creates a bubble where people feel even more special and entitled, because everyone in it thinks they deserve it.
    Cobblers. Every generation has said the generation below them is too pampered and sheltered, it's always been the way. Even if it were possible to group an entire generation around a set of traits, the idea that this generation is somehow more pampered and not ready for the real world than previous ones is a myth.
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    (Original post by AperfectBalance)
    Well me the greedy fatcat capitalist has a 1080p IPS monitor (and a standard 1080 as a secondary monitor)
    Well teenage me would never have been able to have the equivilant of that back then. Playing Team Fortress 2 on low settings on our crappy family computer.

    Might explain why I wasn't a lame Tory with the rebellious spirit of a tea towel.
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    (Original post by Stiff Little Fingers)
    Cobblers. Every generation has said the generation below them is too pampered and sheltered, it's always been the way. Even if it were possible to group an entire generation around a set of traits, the idea that this generation is somehow more pampered and not ready for the real world than previous ones is a myth.
    Except things actually were better for the children of the past couple of generations. Not anymore!


    (Original post by yudothis)
    I don't think anyone is telling them to stop eating avocados. That is a meme after some old plonker said it would help.
    It's a meme becuase it represents what is wrong with the thinking with the old farts we call our parents. Well the ones who have newspaper columns anyway.
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    (Original post by ChaoticButterfly)
    Well teenage me would never have been able to have the equivilant of that back then. Playing Team Fortress 2 on low settings on our crappy family computer.

    Might explain why I wasn't a lame Tory with the rebellious spirit of a tea towel.
    Just because I am not some sad kid that goes around screaming "A THOUSAND YEAR TORY RULE" whilst telling my friends that they should march on momentum HQ doesnt mean I dont want change or that I wouldnt 'fight' for it, if our government was communist or some other idiotic ideology I would be taking up arms
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    (Original post by ChaoticButterfly)
    It's a meme becuase it represents what is wrong with the thinking with the old farts we call our parents. Well the ones who have newspaper columns anyway.
    And their thinking is wrong.

    Doesn't excuse millennial snowflakes (not all millennials are that of course) from being entitled muppets. Those that have never been questioned, always been praised, that makes them think different opinions are "literal violence".
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    (Original post by Stiff Little Fingers)
    Cobblers. Every generation has said the generation below them is too pampered and sheltered, it's always been the way. Even if it were possible to group an entire generation around a set of traits, the idea that this generation is somehow more pampered and not ready for the real world than previous ones is a myth.
    I am part of this generation. I am not commenting on the generation below me. Regarding old people, I think the current old have benefited hugely in the UK, free tuition, cheap houses whose prices have skyrocketed for them just some big ones. But none of that excuses what millennials are.
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    (Original post by yudothis)
    I am part of this generation. I am not commenting on the generation below me.
    Then you have, as the Americans would say, drank the kool-aid.
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    (Original post by Stiff Little Fingers)
    Then you have, as the Americans would say, drank the kool-aid.
    Ironic, that's exactly what I say of these millennials. They suffer from severe groupthink and following dogma. They find facts "violent" and ostracize anyone within who questions them.
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    (Original post by yudothis)
    I am part of this generation.
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    (Original post by ChaoticButterfly)
    Scab
    Drone.
 
 
 
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