[LINK] Power failure lasting 36 hours cripples hospital care

Stilgherrian stil at stilgherrian.com
Wed May 6 11:32:04 AEST 2009

On 06/05/2009, at 10:11 AM, grove at zeta.org.au wrote:
> On Wed, 6 May 2009, Jan Whitaker wrote:
>> Gen X doctor: what's film?
> After seeing that silly quiz show last night, I think it's actually  
> Gen Y
> that would make that statement.
> Compared to Gen X, Gen Y looks like a vacuous, twittery, airheaded  
> and self absorbed
> ignorant bunch.   At least the Gen X'ers were funny and intelligent!

Are we really thinking that lumping together everyone born in a  
particular decade (approx) as "Generation N" of uniform social- 
psychological characteristics is a sufficiently sophisticated way of  
analysing human society? For shame.

All I see is old farts whinging that young people these days blah blah  
blah get of mah lawn.


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