Reasons This Generation Isn't As Bad As People Think

RockFashionista

The Top Ten

1 We live in the golden age of technology

I love technology. - MarioMaster101

The technology is actually making it worse. - RobertWisdom

Exactly! It's making people dependant and lazy. If the apocalypse happened tomorrow, 95% of people wouldn't know what to do to survive and would most likely die in a week. - RogerMcBaloney

Technology is better and progressing faster than ever before. We may be a bit too dependent on it, but it's saved lives. - RockFashionista

People try to put us down just because we get around. - PetSounds

2 Kids are more imaginative

Even though they spend less time playing make-believe (because they're always on electronics), studies show that elementary school kids in 2008 found imaginary play very comfortable and that they could all contribute ideas of imagination, causing them to be more imaginative than kids of the same age group in 1985. - RockFashionista

I guess because my "imaginary friend years" were earlier in the generation (circa 2004 or 2006-2012 or 2011), okay not that much but whatever, and that I didn't get my first personal electronics in those years that I didn't spend time on electronics. Even now I don't spend all of my time on electronics. - Anonymousxcxc

Their attention span is much shorter than ever before and they are to hooked on technology and even more stupid T.V. shows that are dumbing them down so I call BS on this. - RobertWisdom

Imagination to having sex.

3 Science is continually progressing

Also making everything worse. Teaching the young generation that gender is optional. - RobertWisdom

I mean, less than a year ago, we never had any pictures of Pluto. Science will never stop being discovered! - RockFashionista

4 Teen pregnancy has gone down since the '80s

Really? Well, that's good! - Misfire

I don't believe this for a second! - RobertWisdom

Because of pregnant control.But, too many teenager having sex.

FALSE - oldfashionedmickeymousecol1995

5 Kids get along with their parents better

I don't believe this either. I am now 32 and I still have to say yes mom when she calls to me. I can't say what to my mom. I've seen enough social media videos that have children disrespecting parents like never before and younger people in general with no respect for their elders. - RobertWisdom

It seems (as I have read) that since the '70s, kids have spent more time with their parents, resulting in a positive connection. - RockFashionista

6 Teen smoking has gone down since the 2000s

Because they're all popping Molly's now and smoking Marijuana and guzzling The Syrup. - RobertWisdom

FALSE - oldfashionedmickeymousecol1995

Claiming a statement with out backing it up for the millionth time old fashioned Mickey? - Nateawesomeness

7 IQ scores are going up

FALSE - oldfashionedmickeymousecol1995

At least you can get away with not proving this one. This comment kind of speaks for itself... - 3DG20

8 We have the Internet

With easy access for children to get to porn and momo and the choking game etc. - RobertWisdom

Thank you internet! I don't know what I'd do without you - Emberflight_of_StormClan

Even though it can be used for many foolish purposes, it is the greatest learning source to ever be invented. - RockFashionista

Indeed, I credit it as the greatest invention ever made yet - Neonco31

9 Since the '80s, there have been fewer teen driving accidents

How is this possible when many reports say that it's an epidemic that teen driving accidents are happening just from texting alone? - RobertWisdom

10 We still have good media

Most of the movies are just crappy CG remakes of past movies. T.V. shows are all political pandering crap now and don't let me get started on how terrible the music is. The music is really at an all-time low. - RobertWisdom

There are still some totally awesome movies and T.V. shows and possibly music out there. Don't loose hope in media! There's still good stuff out there! - RockFashionista

Oh, there's definitely good music being made. Send me a message if you'd like a recommendation or two. - PetSounds

OH BLAH BLAH BLAH THE MUSIC IS CRAPPY BECAUSE EVERYONE LIKES IT AND IT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE YOUR THING, SHUT UP AND STOP THINKING THE WORLD REVOLVES AROUND YOU. IT DOESN'T

The Contenders

11 Video games have gotten better

Yes more vivid violence and sex for kids to see. - RobertWisdom

Even if some games have flaws, you can still accept and like them the way they are.

FALSE - oldfashionedmickeymousecol1995

I disagree with that statement except for Azure Striker Gunvolt 1 & 2 and the Touhou series. - PerfectImpulseX

12 Society is more accepting of autistic people

I call BS on this too. If I make a statement these days that somebody doesn't agree with, they use autism as an insult against me. People using Autism as an insult just started in this decade from my experience. - RobertWisdom

Huh? - RobertWisdom

As someone with autism, I am very glad that society can accept people like me and not force me to live in an asylum. We are all human too, you know...

I have aspergers, a mild form of autism, and while it doesn't cause a lot of probelms for me right now, I don't think I would have gotten along so well in another generation - RecklessGreed

Same. I'm in that category where I'm mostly competent at school, but I'm just that little bit on the autistic side. - FrozenHatingPokefan

13 Better pop music

Disagree. - BlueTelegraph

Excuse me its not a joke..have you ever heard of OLLY MURS. If you insult him I will hurt you till you DIE.

Erm, not so sure about that... - Misfire

Ok this HAS to be a joke! - RobertWisdom

14 Society is more accepting of the LGBT community
15 People live longer

EXACTLY IT NEED TO BE DAID - AlphaQ

16 People are Accepting of ADHD
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