I seriously don't understand the hate for gen Z while it's actually the 90s born Millenials (with some exceptions) who are entitled pricks and narcissists. They refuse to believe that older Gen Zs practically have the same experiences as them. At the same time they assume that every Gen Z was born with a mobile phone. Most of us didn't get a phone till we were 16. Only around 6 people in our classroom got a phone at the age of 14 or 15. As for the hate... like you hate someone based on a false assumption and then when they tell you the truth you can't accept it and practically gaslight them for not being old enough in that particular decade. Man once you turn 3 or 4, max to max 5 your era starts! They do that for kid's shows as well! I mean what's your problem man? We didn't do anything to you and you are practically robbing us of our fondest memories by gaslightling us. You guys be monopolising both the 90s and 2000s era while hating 2k kids. If we were too young in the 2000s you were also too young in the 90s and yet you claim stuff from both eras. Even 80s born kids are pissed of with them! And it's only in my country for sure because from the reports I get based on America it's practically Gen Z bullying others. I think the idea of Gen Z is based on the people who has the most exposure because if you compare all the Gen Zs in the globe (not just America) you will be surprised to find that only about 20% of the people match the description out of which 70% are Americans. The Millenials have picked up the American trend of trolling Gen Zs.
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Sorry to hear that this is happening. I didn't think it was a huge problem, I have heard people in my generation talk badly about gen z people. But not that badly, just stuff about lgbtq, they/them/xe. Even coming out as straight up animals (literally) and non-binary, gender fluid. It's hard to keep up with all that. Honestly, it's eye-opening. Maybe even their obsession with social media/tiktok/Instagram. Is Instagram still popular? Is Twitter still popular too? I'm very out of it with those sites.
Anyway, I feel bad for gen z. They are young now but they'll have the heavy burden of picking up the slack of the millennials for one of the many world/country problems we will have.
I can't even think how it's going to be for the alpha generation, their life is going to be even harder with the lack of natural resources/pollution/less jobs. It's just going to be hard for everyone overall.
But if we want to talk about smaller things like watching the same TV shows growing up. I don't think I ever had that conversation with a gen z but I would gladly reminisce. I know Power Puff girls, Edd, Ed, and Eddy and many other shows are reruns on Cartoon Network. You are from a different country, but do you know those?
I know a lot of people say gen z people are very rude but at the same time very sensitive.12
I don’t know. I think we more resemble gen X, and as life goes on I think we will be bitter but helpless and complacent at the state of the world. I think if two people have a shared childhood nostalgia for certain things at the peak of popularity (for us, maybe Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Hannah Montana, and pillow pets?) we’re in the same peer group.
I saw a comment here which stated that we accuse older generations of being racist or otherwise unaccepting of diversity and social radicalism. Hate to say it, but I do believe the older generations, like boomers, are more racist or whatever else than youth today. And I do believe, or hope, that racism will be dulled with the extinction of older, less socially tolerant generations. In this regard, I think our generation, which is ultimately more socially radical than others, is going to help to decrease the isms as time goes on.
I do notice a lot of soyboys in their 30s, maybe early 40s. But I think there are bitter fruits in every age group. Don’t take their sneers seriously lest you join them.0
Yes, gen z is doing something to us. They accuse older generations for being racist or homophobic, and they do so from the knowledge of their time and ignorant that the next generation will do the same to them.
They even try to destroy people for things said before they were born, trying to make them apologize and of course pay for some things (good example is the hate towards Jim Carrey or attacking JK Rowling for not including gay or trans characters in a book written in the late 90s).
"Oh I grew up knowing this, and if you didn't know it 20/30 years ago, oh well, you should still pay for it". I honestly hope you grow to hate the next generation for doing the same to you. It's tiresome.
And yes, I'm generalizing, I know there are exceptions, but I do think generation z in general needs to get down of their horse and mind their own business, focus on the present, and not forze people to believe what they believe like this was a dictatorship.
There, rant done for the night!
(Sorry, you might not be like this, and this is a general answer towards a general question)30
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There is so much to criticize in this opinion but I suspect it will fall on deaf ears.3
"it's actually the 90s born Millenials (with some exceptions) who are entitled pricks and narcissists." -I so much agree with this.
I was 82 born, so consider millennial but I stuck to the gen x crowd. I pinpoint 1993 when the real changes really took place. Gangster rap changed a lot of people.
I actually feel really bad for Gen Z... they are so fucked. The college scam is still sucking people into debt more than ever and the chances of owning your own home has been going down the shitter.
These 90's born millennials though seem hyper-focused on woke bullshit rather than all the shit that's making us poor. Like Trump was a step back towards what Bill Clinton was doing for us, but all these woke fucks would rather have a hair sniffing pedo put transexuals into seats of power and make the money printer go brrrrrrrrr. <---that statement will piss off a lot of people... but that's just how I feel. And we already know who that will piss off the most.
People are going to get fed up with this "but muh gays and racism" shit and just want to own their own house and car again. Dare I say... make America great again. As gen Z gets the right to vote, I think they're that hope. I think they've been burned out on this "muh gays and racism" agenda and are not all about it like those 90's born millennials.28
I love gen z. I think they're better than every other generation since probably the 50's and they might even save us all.
They don't watch mainstream media but they also seem interested in learning about things. They're competitive but not in a way that's meant to pull other people down. They seem to have some sense of humor.
I feel like they get hate because all the we all left them with such a shitty hand and the nonchalant almost kind of can-do attitude they have makes all the depressing losers who are older than they are feel invalidated.
People these days think that if you're not quiet, lazy and overtly pessimistic then there must be something wrong with you.
Gen z doesn't take things overly seriously. They seem to be very interested in exploring the world and creating opportunities to do cool things.
It reminds me of how my grandpa said people used to be.
So yea, anyone who's got a problem with gen z should probably take a deep breath and really ask themselves if they're jumping to conclusions.0
I never understood why older generations shit on the younger ones. It's idiotic. I'm born in the late 70s and the boomers shat all over us and blamed us for everything bad. It is good to note that not all boomers do but a lot do. My experience in the workplace and working with external to me companies as well. If you're Gen Z my advice is ignore them. As hard as it sounds ignore them and pave your way the best you know how. If you look you will find allies to help you. I believe your gen will do great things.12
Your generation is the same generation that uses TikTok, screams at people for being “White supremacists”, shakes your ass on OnlyFans for money, and who runs around d chanting and clapping for trans people to have “gender affirming” care. You know. Surgeries and hormone replacement therapies to radically alter their own bodies, so that they get to be a patient for life with complications like scarring, pain, sterility, and possible infections.
Your generation is awful. Absolutely awful. Across the span of American history there has not been a worse generation. Sorry.57
I was born in the early 80's and consider myself a Gen Yer aka Millenial or Early Millenial. I like the name but not the nouns associated with it. I am not Lazy nor do I feel "entitled". In fact, I envy boomers and Gen Xers sometimes, as back then, people (at least I feel), were less crazy and "woke" or gay/LGBTQ *IA * and people KNEW where they stood and houses and cars were less expensive (now it's like 5 times as much to buy a house!)... Anyway, yeah, people have labeled my generation wrongly too. So yeah, I hear ya!32
The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. Children are now tyrants, not the servants of their households. They no longer rise when elders enter the room. They contradict their parents, chatter before company, gobble up dainties at the table, cross their legs, and tyrannize their teachers.
said in the B. C era. Hundreds of years before Christ's sake. It's going to be said again now and into the future and forever.10
I was born in the 80s and I do tend to think lowly of kids born in the 2000s, yes. You can't help that you were born in the time you were born in, but what makes Gen Z tend to be disagreeable is that kids of this era often think they know everything, have no respect for people both their own age and older, and they believe that they can do and say whatever they want and never have to answer for it. They also often crave foolishness and darkness and have a love for violence.
We can say "not all" Gen Z'ers are like that, and that would be true, but it's enough of them who end up on the news for beating teachers unconscious, raping people, killing others in car accidents and not caring, and trying to steal and break into people's homes, which tells us the state of where Gen Z's minds are.10
I don't care about them one way or another, the world will die before their natural ages otherwise would dictate. I only get annoyed with those who try to shame me or control my language because it makes them uncomfortable.41
This criticism of the younger generations have been going on since Socrates lived, the older generation always believes they are morally superior and tougher than the ones after them. I hate hearing " back in my day we did fine without cellphones" or my favorite "back in my day I walked 13 miles in the snow to get to school without shoes." Or my dad's favorite line "when I was a kid I didn't even dare talk back to my parents, I bowed my head to my father and got my knees as a sign of respect." Oh please Bullshit, everyone was at one point w mouthy, rude, moody teenager and this criticism of the younger generation will always happen. Soon you will do it to your kids if you have any and they will do it to their kids and so on and so forth until this whole world goes to shit.10
It’s the cycle of hate everyone punches down just as they were punched down. However every generation has their gems just as every generation has their scum. Usually it’s the scum that stick out like a sore thumb and give the rest of the group they’re apart of a bad name but people judging shouldn’t be painting people with the same brush either but they will as its a part of life. The line is in a grey area but if you want to simplify it there are c*nts and their are nice people. You may want to be a nice person but to someone else you still may be viewed as a c*nt regardless it’s your right to be nice if you want so judge people individually based on how they treat you as ultimately what the majority thinks doesn’t matter if it doesn’t affect you0
Well you kids are actually the offspring of my generation, so if you are to be criticized than we share in that criticism because we raised you. Your shortcomings, whatever they may be, should be considered our failures. Unlike other generations ( cough. . . boomers who take responsibility for nothing it seems) most of us recognize that.11
It is not fair or accurate to generalize an entire generation based on the behavior of some individuals. Every generation has its own strengths, challenges, and experiences, and it is important to recognize and appreciate the diversity within each generation.
It is unfortunate that some people engage in Gen Z hate or bullying, but it is important to remember that these negative attitudes and behaviors are not representative of everyone in the older generations. It is important to focus on building understanding and respect between generations, rather than perpetuating negative stereotypes or assumptions.
Instead of focusing on differences or perceived shortcomings, it is important to recognize the unique experiences and perspectives that each generation brings to the table. By working together and respecting each other's differences, we can create a more inclusive and compassionate society for everyone.0
The only thing that upsets me about you is how you do not take readability into account when writing.
You seem to be part of a strange group. Maybe you watched too much of the same thing on tiktok? In the real world very few Gen Z and Millenials dislike each other. In fact they tend to cheer each other on. Sort of a proud older sibling and brave younger one theme.12
there are more piece of shits born in the 90s millennials and boomers then there are gen x and gen z. 90% of the time i just want to punch some punk ass late 20 year old early 30 year old right in the face same as a 50-65 year old right in the face. don't get me wrong there are assholes in my generation (gen x) as well and in gen z but majority of the scumbag pricks are from millennials of the 90s and boomers 50-65 years of age.23
Just that you were spoiled in ways we weren't and are glued to your phones. It isn't your fault, we built that crap and should have taken it away from you til you are over 20.
Oddly, I don't recall grandparents being frustrated with my generation and we screwed up a lot. Not sure...10
Every generation has its dumbasses and dumb bags.
I was mostly romantic towards elder generations- but... my critiques for them were a lot towards their civil hate and discord.
Newer generations, I was upset with, when they seemed to lack authenticity and heart.
I can't blame either for who raised them, and the society they grew/ grow up in.
I don't even love my generation.. Seems a bit much to love or hate entire generations.. ;-;0
I don't understand why generations argue in the first place, everyone that participates in bashing other generations gotta grow a pair, no one cares when your mother shit you out of their vagina, just live and die like a human being and stop pretending like your generation is better than others because they all have something in common, they all shit out a bunch of pussies 😂
So now the thing is if you fall in that category or not15
Gen Z people typically just don't care about shit and put zero effort into friendships and relationships, think everything and I mean EVERYTHING is okay, they stay addicted to social media for clout, oversexed, the list goes on...
So I perfectly understand why older generations have little tolerance for my generation
But I do know there are people who don't fall into the majority, but most people of that generation are kinda like that10
Yeah, I agree. It’s kinda like your older sibling telling you you’re a failure in life and not helping at all and just watching you make mistakes and then calling you out on it every single time and still not helping. It’s just selfishness on millennials’2
I got my first phone when I was in 6th grade. But that was mainly because my dad wanted to be in contact with me when my parents were separated. Not divorced, just taking a break.
The gen Z hate is due to the facilities and guidance we get in the world, as compared to what they got in their time. Which is quite nothing.
Because we have the guidance and all, they think we have it easy. All I know is, no generation has it easy in its time. But these people are frozen in their time and refuse to acknowledge that they got left behind. This is the main source of hatred.
Those millennials who actually took the effort and kept themselves updated with the time, you see, are some of the coolest people now. The irony is, even these people have left hope of trying to teach the other left behind people.
Gen Z is quite a conscious generation in every aspect. The previous generation was not, in most aspects. That is somewhat threatening to them. That we are more perceptive than they are, and we are more aware of our surroundings than they are. As equipped with this knowledge, we can outsmart them in many areas.
Yes. And my respect goes to those Millennials because I cannot stoop so low as to generalizing an entire generation because exceptions are always there. There was another public figure criticising EVERYONE born after 2000 (maybe he meant after 99 ended) to be born with imbalanced brain chemicals because they use incomplete sentences like "I would never...". First of all, who does that? Second of all, if you have been paying enough attention you will know what they are saying. There were times when people found finishing each other's sentences as a sign of strong bond.
Don't give attention to such people. They just speak. Nothing else. Although you cannot discredit their experience. That is valuable. All in all, being dynamic and flexible helps. Just taking what matters to you.