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What is the biggest generational gap between today’s teenagers and their parents?

Asked at Free State Brewing Co. on September 4, 2003

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“I think the loss of the concept that there is truth … I don’t think the kids now believe anything is true except that there is no truth.”

“They are accustomed to communicating by instant messaging and e-mail, which is in a different language. They don’t use grammar.”

“They made a lot of our mistakes for us. They had really big ideas but not quite enough information to see how it worked out in reality.”

“It’s got to do with the amount of communication. Communication is changing the world. It’s so pervasive — the cell phones and the beepers.”


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