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    10.24.16 @ 01:27 PM
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    Generation Xs journey from jaded to sated

    It's a year old, but a decent read...

    """My son currently has a Nintendo 3DS. This little machine spews out more verbal encouragement and gold redemption coins and psychological incentive in 30 minutes than my generation heard in 15 years. Sports of the 70s and early 80s were just like the arcade games of the same era. You got a couple of chances at an event that was unforgiving and hard to master. And if you lost, you lost. GAME OVER. Now move out of the way, theres a pedophile with a roll of quarters whos been waiting to play."""

    """Well, Generation X sure got its Zen on by watching marriages dissolve, the Berlin Wall fall, the stock market crash, a president get shot, the Space Shuttle explode, and Fonzie jump the shark. We grew up accepting that nothing was permanentnot the economy, not the Metric Conversion Act of 1975, not even the lead singer for Van Halen. To top it all off, all of our music has been ripped apart and remixed. All of our movies remade. Even Twinkies had to be resuscitated and I hear they taste different now. Because of this, weve learned not to get too attached. And because of this, were content."""
    "Watch what people are cynical about, and one can often discover what they lack. -- Gen. George S. Patton

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    10.24.16 @ 09:15 AM
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    We're definitely not content with the current state of rock music!
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