• TWeaK
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    874 months ago

    A generation’s fault =/= the fault of every individual in that generation

      • @sour@feddit.de
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        Correct. What many don’t know is that this Grandma used to be an Exxon Executive.

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              Ftr industrial era started in 1700s. First car was 1886. Petroleum 1859. First combustible engine 1876. Lead in gasoline was introduced 1920’s(and started getting removed in the 1970s). This Shit was doomed well before Reagan was even born let alone a president or anyone voting for him.

        • @Smoogs@lemmy.world
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          So long as we’re going ‘generational’ logic: Trump is considered the millennial president. Good luck explaining on how you let that one get in to future generations. Get comfortable with getting accused for voting him in. Even if you didn’t. You’re ‘of a generation’ and that’s all it will take.

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        Except it literally is the fault of like 30 people. We can directly pinpoint the cause of the problem onto the actions of specific individuals.

        • @bus_factor@lemmy.world
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          Everyone else could have voted for regulation to prevent them from doing those things. You can’t just expect corporations to not do evil if you allow them to. They’re heavily incentivized by the system to be as evil as possible. The solution is to limit the amount of evil they’re allowed to do.

        • @HardlightCereal@lemmy.world
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          Money isn’t real. The government isn’t real. Those two things are made real by belief. Everyone made a choice to believe in those two things.

          If you spent the 80s working for communist orgs then you’re not guilty, but everyone else who did nothing during Reagan and Thatcher deserves the hate.

      • floppade [he/him]
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        No but snowflakes are arguably more equal in their role and function than humans in society are. Powerless people exist, and it’s most people.

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          In democracies people have the option to vote for people who will regulate businesses. A business will only optimize for profit, if you want them to make environmentally friendly choices you must either make those choices mandatory or profitable. The way to do that is through politics, and people who voted for the avalanche share the blame for it.

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        14 months ago

        But snowflakes literally aren’t responsible for an avalanache. A cow in a stampede has no choice but to follow the herd, it’s the whoever or whatever started the stampede/avalanche that’s responsible.

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            The thing that causes an avalanche, the loud noise or whatever it was.

            You could try and blame the snowflake for being there, but even if that was a valid criticism it would only give them limited responsibility for the avalanche happening. Blaming the snowflake is like blaming tinder for the fire, when without the spark no fire would have happened.

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                Yes, something needs to trigger it.

                Thinking a bit more though, I was only thinking of a snowflake in the avalanche, rather than a snowflake falling on the top causing everything to fall down - like messing up the last card in a house of cards. If that’s what they meant then it makes a little more sense, but still doesn’t really hold true. 90% of all avalanche disasters are triggered by humans.

                An avalanche requires that certain types of snowflake form a “weak layer” in the snow. Some snowflakes are kind of smooth on the sides, these don’t have the jagged edges that hook onto other snowflakes. When a force is applied, this weak layer breaks and the snow on top of the layer slides down the slope. A single snowflake will not apply enough force to break the weak layer - the amount of force it applies would be negligible even compared to things like the wind. Something else will trigger the avalanche before a snowflake ever could.

                The snowflake provides the conditions for an avalanche, but doesn’t apply the force that triggers it.

    • @Swedneck@discuss.tchncs.de
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      All this rhetoric does is make people feel good about not doing anything, though. If your government is ruining the world and you blithely sit by and even actively vote for that very same government, you are absolutely to blame.

      We all have a moral obligation to fight for what’s right, obviously not everyone can be an armed revolutionary but almost everyone can organize and spread knowledge.

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        Well passing blame to the parallel tangent and doing nothing upstream is still being compliant. That’s this generation’s decision to act this way.

        And not voting just to be compliant to a trump monster making shit worse was also this generation’s decision.

        This generation will have a lot to answer for until the day they die.

        Especially what with their memes like this one boasting inaction while they just sat on their phones blaming the random parallel tangents of generations of people while they do absolutely nothing to face these political issues head on.

        Blaming a geriatric in a wheel chair who probably burned more bras than they ever did doesn’t make waves in the political sea. But these people know that cuz they have absolutely no intention of doing anything productive. This meme is just further disappointment of the absolute trash and failure of the current generation inaction. It screams how they refuse to do anything effective. They like their life the way it is. They just don’t want any responsibility of the choices they make that could be different. So it’s just easier for them to pretend it’s the previous generation (each and every person of it) somehow withholding their power of choice.

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      Your correct. The USA is a democratic country and climate change was known about for a while now. So it’s probably more accurate to say that most of the individuals in that generation. Had a responsibility to address it and they didn’t.

      Now, I sympathize. A lot of the corporate pressure to do nothing about it back then is still here today. But it doesn’t change the fact that nothing was done.

      I am not placing morale judgement on anyone here. Life is hard and complicated and when you have big business working against you it is doubly so. But that doesn’t change the fact that they messed up and it’s causing a lot of damage.

      Let’s learn from their mistakes so we don’t mess up in the same way.

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        The USA is a democratic country and climate change was known about for a while now.

        I’ve seen some videos where US citizens are proud that it is not democracy and does not have national elections, instead it has electoral college. Well, at least USA did something good and sanctioned putin’s rocketmaker.

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        I mean, it’s reasonable to say they could have done something and failed to do so. However, when you start to dig into what they could have done, it’s hard to think of anything particularly effective and easy to see why they could have been convinced into inaction. So you could say they made a mistake, but were not fully at fault. The ones at fault are the ones who have been convincing them.

        I like to say that responsibility isn’t neatly divided up into percentages. Someone can be fully 100% responsible for something that happened, but other people can have some minor responsibility also. There’s no threshold between being responsible or not, either, it’s a sliding scale. When assigning responsibility and blame it’s important to remember these things.

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          it’s hard to think of anything particularly effective

          A communist revolution. And don’t give me that “they didn’t know” crap, there were communists fighting the good fight back then.

          • @zalgotext@sh.itjust.works
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            Hey man, I love communism as much as any far left lemmy user, but can you explain how a communist revolution would have impacted climate change?

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              The primary motive to pollute was the profit motive of fossil fuel companies, and automotive manufacturers. Today, the biggest argument against closing mines is jobs, and the biggest argument for cars is getting to work. A communist system has universal basic income. Better planned neighbourhoods such as the Soviet 15 minute cities would also reduce transport emissions, though the soviets were not communist. There should exist no such thing as mining or energy companies, and under communism, that’s the case.

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                Hmm. Under communism, even with UBI, people would still have jobs, or hobbies, or would go on road trips or vacations, so you’d still have people driving cars.

                I agree that better, more walkable city planning and functional public transit is important for reversing climate change, but lots of people think that, not just communists. I don’t see what a communist revolution has to do with that - even your example is of Soviet cities, not communist cities.

                And even if there are not energy companies under communism, there still need to be power plants, electricity would still need to be generated. What about communism would make those power plants be powered by renewables instead of coal?

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    Grandma must pay for her sins. We might not be able to save the world, but maybe we can avenge it.

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      I wish she would. But nooooo they are just gonna die while guzzling down her payments, for which I have to work 10 years longer for and will get less no matter what.

      I AM SO SICK OF IT

      Edit: I don’t want to avenge anything anymore. I am just so tired of this hopeless situation, where no one who could do something, does anything to prevent it.

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        Maybe avenging some stuff will make you feel less tired.

        • @Todesschnitzel@lemm.ee
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          I wish. People are getting called ecoterrorist already, if they glue themselves to the street and hold up traffic a little. I would have to blow up the government or sth to really make a point. Thats nothing I can do.

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      Hilarious, but in all seriousness let’s leave grandma alone.

    • SokathHisEyesOpen
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      The world is getting what it had coming. Fuck the earth!

  • SokathHisEyesOpen
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    It’s really not the fault of any individual. Well okay yes it is, but it’s like 200 individuals at the very upper echelons of society.

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      Are we gonna ignore that literally everyone voted for Reagan in the 80s?

      Except based Minnesota? Weird.

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        No more than we will never forget that Trump is the president that millenials voted for.

        At least if we’re using ‘generational blame’ logic: good luck on explaining how you let trump in to the future generations.

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          “Trump lost the popular vote, kids. The Electoral College allows for small states to have oversized impacts on presidential elections.”

          There you go.

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          Voting for Trump was highly correlated with age. Every age group under 40 had over 50% support for Clinton; every age group above had a plurality voting for Trump.

          In the 1980 election, though, the only age range that voted more for Carter than Reagan was 18-24 year olds.

          And unlike Trump, Reagan convincingly won the popular vote - he got 8 million more votes than Carter. Trump lost the popular vote.

          Those two elections aren’t really comparable. Reagan won in a landslide; Trump barely sqeaked by because he barely won a few key swing states - in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania, he won by less than 1% of the vote.

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            Which is a false affirming argument for far too long that genZ are crutching at. Boomers were born 1946 so they could only start voting 1966 during Lyndon Baines Johnson a democrat . So Whatever your grandma voted for back in 1960 doesn’t matter. There were many voters and presidents since 1960. Besides all that : Industrial Revolution started well before that in the 1700s.

            Shell is currently releasing pure death into the air and water (biggest oil spill 2010 - Barack Obama was a voted in president at this time ) and nestle charges for water use (flint water disaster 2014 - - Barack Obama was a voted in president at this time) baby formula was 1974 - (Richard Nixon ) and dupont released c8 into water supply in 1984. - (Ronald Reagan).

            And any of this could have been reversed any time in the past 60 years (even the last 15). The boomers clearly weren’t the sole doomers of this planet. Heck, they aren’t even the generation who invented it. The amount of damage they could have done is no more effective than anyone else who came after them clambering for the $ and convenience build on a society catered to exactly that.

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      So, are we going to do something about that? Did we just whoopsi 200 bad people in the upper echelons of society? I think some systemic analysis is needed.

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      It’s the fault of many individuals, voting and acting together.

      In the US, when you look at the end use of e.g. electricity, 29% of emissions are due to transportation, 30% are industrial, 11% is agriculture, and the other 30% is from commercial and residential.

      Over 50% of transportation emissions are cars, SUVs, minivans and pickups. Why? Because the US suburbanized and we bulldozed cities to build wide roads and large parking lots.

      That’s partially due to people like Robert Moses, and partially due to things like white flight, Euclidean zoning, single family zoning, etc. The greatest generation, the silent generation and boomers have repeatedly voted for and implemented local NIMBY policies that have resulted in car centric suburban sprawl that’s terrible for the planet.

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        Yes, but they had no information about the negative aspects of those policies due to marketing and outright lies they were exposed to from propaganda, published by those 200 [hyperbole] people who were actually responsible.

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    My grandma used to say she didn’t give a fuck about climate change because she’s old and she’ll be dead before it destroys the earth. Now she needs the air con to live in summer. I hope she dies of heat stroke.

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    I remember when we used to have to squeeze our Halloween costumes over our snowsuits in Canada because it was too cold to go without. I don’t find it that cold anymore. And snow every December. I only ever saw one green Christmas as a kid in the 1980s.

    I hate this timeline so much.

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      Every time there is snow we make damn sure to get our kids outside to enjoy it. I hate to say it out loud but at the rate we’re going I’m not at all certain we’ll still have snow here in a few years. And I’m in Wisconsin, we’re supposed to be part of the frozen north.

      Every single year winter gets milder. It snows later and thaws earlier. I have to make sure my sump pump is ready to run year round. We used to ice fish around Thanksgiving. Now I barely get to go ice fishing at all unless I drive north a couple hours.

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      I mean, I’m fine with these temperatures in October honestly.

      Not so much with the ones we had in July and we’ll soon have for the whole summer, though.

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      Seriously. It’s infuriating. It’s exactly because people are so divided by wedge issues that we don’t have progress on this. Governments will keep ignoring climate change (and the global extinction event associated with it) as long as voters don’t make it a high priority.

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        It’s quite "comedy " because in some places governments are obsessed with green policy which led to closing many nuclear powerplants but now only alternative is fosil fuel because renewables are so inefficient. And also make people to pay renewable fees for ever wat of energy they use. It’s not driven by reason but by feelngs on both sites.

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        These kids do not actually care. they do not give a shit about what the establishment is doing.

        Shell is currently releasing pure death into the air and water (biggest oil spill 2010 - Barack Obama was a voted in president at this time ) and nestle charges for water use (flint water disaster 2014 - - Barack Obama was a voted in president at this time) baby formula was 1974 - (Richard Nixon ) and dupont released c8 into water supply in 1984. - (Ronald Reagan).

        these genZ dumb fucks just sit down and whine how their grandma somehow retroactively voted for it with intention back in 1960. Meanwhile this could have been reversed any time in the past 60 years (even the last 15) since but they are intentionally pretending like that was never an option so they can continue their dumb ass dog pile on ancient shit.

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          No one was expecting grandma to know this in 1960. Grandma had plenty of chances to vote for fixing it any time in the past 60 years but she didn’t give a fuck because she’d be dead anyway. Gen Z didn’t have the votes to fix it, but they have to live with it. They have every right to be upset.

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            Look at you talk like whatever grandma voted always won. It’s been a bipartisan joke since the beginning and neither side succeeded when they had the chance. Proof that it didnt EVER matter what your grandma voted. You could have had vote pink or purple. Doesn’t matter. Both won at different times, and this shit still happened. It’s a misnomer to even pretend she had the power of vote to change that.

            Go back to school and finish your maths.

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              I’m obviously talking about the grandmas who voted in the wrong direction. And they were very much part of the problem. Saying otherwise is taking away their agency. And yes, that includes primaries. It wasn’t a binary lose/lose choice, the people did and do have influence on who ends up on the final ballot.

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    Such a weird take. As if millennials and Gen Z/X would have behaved any different if we were born in grandma’s generation.

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      And they talk like no one protested in the 1960s about this same stuff during their generation

      https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcT51CBN8ppu2aq9IKKyJYO_BtwUjoIM6x1irw&usqp=CAU

      I mean someone back then was making these anti establishment songs popular:

      https://www.denvercenter.org/news-center/protest-songs-of-the-60s-and-70s/

      There was definitely an audience.

      You’d think with this attitude they think this kind of idea only just started with the current generation. Current gen are sure in for a surprise in the future when the next generation accuse them of compliance. Their time will come. And they allowed Trump. So they will have a ton to answer for cuz they were supposed to know better what with their blaming the previous generation for the exact things he made worse.

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        And what came of all that? The old adage that when the hippies got older, they became conservatives. What happened to all those people and how did that entire generation become sellouts?

        You seem confident that the newer generations will be exactly like the Boomers but there are already sociological studies showing that the are breaking away from the paths the Boomers took, starting with the idea that getting older means being more conservative becoming apocryphal.

        Also you’re on some shit if you’re pinning Trump getting elected on Gen Z and Millennials. Most Gen Z wasn’t even of voting age. Most of the electorate were boomers and older Gen X. Also, we have demographic results from that election. It’s definitely not the Millennials and Gen Z who were around and past retirement age in 2016.

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          Obviously a whole generation didn’t become sellouts. As usual it’s easier to target a group with bigotry when faced with problems out of our direct control. I find this ageism/generational-ism as tiresome as any other flavour of intolerance, and it’s entirely unproductive.

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            Obviously. But look at the idiot I was replying to in the first place. This guy still thinks it was young white women who voted Trump in.

            Is it bad generational statements you don’t like, or is it bad generational statements made about a specific generation?

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          Nope. It was white millennial women who voted him in. And it doesn’t matter cuz trump was president while you were alive. That is the exact logic you’re applying to everyone else, trumpster racist hypocrite.

          And no one says you’re like the boomers. You’re way behind them on the protests, you ineffective pimple git.

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            You got caught spewing bullshit and you know it. There’s a link right there that shows you that you’re wrong and you’ll never acknowledge it. Or maybe you just can’t read.

            You don’t seem to be aware of most of the words you’re using so it may be the latter.

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      Yea but at least now we can blame it on boomers.

    • @twopi@lemmy.ca
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      This is absolutely true. But goes to show it isn’t the individuals, the judgement based on actions taken.

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    Nestle and Shell “yeah Grandma”

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    Entered the comments looking to correct the narrative. Looks like that work is already done :)

    I like Lemmy

    Edit: blame the system, not the people bound by the system.

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        Except They did fight the system and protested and in ways and with fortitude like you’ve never seen or heard of in this day and age.

        Burning bras was the light part of it. And there’s many anti establishment tunes people still listen to today that we’re made in the 1960s.

        The dark part of it was people allowing themselves to be run over by tanks, setting themselves on fire, purposely deforming their bodies by holding an arm up until it dies for 45 yrs.

        They weren’t complacent.

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    Even if it’s not as cold, going from 120 for weeks to 80 suddenly makes me feel like I’m fucking freezing all the time.

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    You say that but I currently know middle managers from the gen x and millennial generation expecting people to drive into work when they could be running their businesses from home and should be minimalizing the emissions. Grandma didn’t make them do that.

    Taylor swift and her private jet are of the millennial timeline.

    I don’t know a lot of grandmas with a private jet.

    And grandma isn’t providing you all with the plastic bottle waste. She isn’t forcing Coca Cola down your throat. Which btw is still being enjoyed by millenials who still are keeping these giant assholes in business. Grandma didn’t make you do that.

    Grandmas aren’t forcing you to drive a combustible engine car.

    Grandmas aren’t calling up to make the oil companies dump into the sea.

    Grandmas aren’t releasing c8 into all the water infecting everyone just so you can have some non stick floss.

    These are current day decisions. They are STILL current day decisions of the current generation in power of decision to continue to use, take advantage of, build on top of or change.

    so don’t shuffle off the blame off yourself and your own generation are doing to your grandma for what these fuck faces are continuing to be doing in the current generations running the show. They have their own free will and choice to fuck us all up with their selfish behaviour.

    If anything: grandmas may have even taught a few people how to knit. And cook frugal with little food because some even lived through a war. Those are actually sustainable hobbies believe it or not. That’s not something you can ‘attribute’ to current day generations for all the shit they partake in that isn’t sustainable. /rant over.

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      And who, pray tell, voted for the populist shitbags that ushered in the capitist coup that perpetuated fossil fuel and consumerist lifestyles at an accelerating rate and borrowed against their childrens’ and grandchildrens’ futures?

      Carter tried to warn them, but it turns out boomers didn’t like being called out on their shit, so they replaced him with one corporate stooge after another.

      Boomers aren’t entirely to blame, but they are far from blameless.

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        If you’re talking about Ronald Reagan, he literally won or tied in every age group, except for the 18-21 block, which he lost by 1 percentage point. https://ropercenter.cornell.edu/how-groups-voted-1980

        Friendly reminder that ageism is a ploy used by capitalists to distract from the only meaningful difference between groups: their class. Because the Boomers are gonna be dead pretty soon and posting memes blaming them for societal problems which existed before them and which will exist after the fact is going to do about as much to improve the material conditions of the world and the people in it as it does today. Which is to say: dick all.

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          The 18-21 year olds in 1980? The Baby Boomers who are 61-64 now?

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            If Gen Z could do basic math, they’d be very upset right now. Thankfully Common Core made sure that will never happen.

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              And even then you’re giving genZ too much credit. They don’t legitimately give two fucks about the world. If they did they’d go after Coca Cola / nestle. Not someone’s gramma who has all the power of a pen cap to control the world.

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                I don’t think any generation is a monolith and I’m sure there are plenty of Gen Zers who both don’t go after their grandmas and who do hate Nestle/Coke/corporations in general. My joke was more about how Gen Z was disenfranchised as a result of incompetent educational policy. Common Core is terrible.

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        Rant back on//

        And look at you talk like no one protested in the 1960s about this same stuff during their generation

        https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcT51CBN8ppu2aq9IKKyJYO_BtwUjoIM6x1irw&usqp=CAU

        PEOPLE STOOD IN FRONT OF TANKS AND ALLOWED THEMSELVES TO GET RUN OVER AND SET THEMSELVES ON FIRE.

        ONE DUDE EVEN LEFT HIS ARM UP UNTIL IT DIED INTO A LIFELESS STUMP IN PROTEST.

        https://m.jpost.com/omg/meet-the-man-whose-arm-has-been-raised-for-almost-50-years-688399

        you didn’t invent the word ‘protest’. You haven’t even gotten your feet burnt on the word yet.

        Someone before you invented anti establishment songs that were also popular.

        https://www.denvercenter.org/news-center/protest-songs-of-the-60s-and-70s/

        There was definitely an audience.

        If anything : grandma’s days of protest make you look like the compliant one. You’re entirely compliant. Just whiney.watch out you don’t get any ash on your Pajamas what with all your ‘protesting’ online….making ….memes.

        PS: as much as you want to cry about previous president and voting decisions: watch yourself. For Trump was this generation. You can cry all you want about how you didn’t vote him in but being compliant and not voting doesn’t undo it. So prepare yourself for you’re going to be forever blamed in the future for trump having had power to be destructive.

        And you still didn’t protest anywhere near the previous generations did when someone got voted in they didn’t like. So good luck explaining that to future generations. You can say it’s the NRA. You can say it’s the proud boys. But so long as we all use the generational argument you’ve gotten all cozy and latched onto: Trump is going to be considered to be all on you. That is the exact logic you are using after all.

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          Protesting has evolved. Protests of the past, of standing on a street corner with a sign, have repeatedly proved to be a waste of time. We have learned that you must protest with your wallet and by teaching the ignorant. No one responds positively or changes their mind on something because a rando on the street yells something at them and waves a sign in their face. Making a significant impact in the cultural zeitgeist requires a different approach. Like it or not, memes like the one in this post resonate with the younger generations. This is far more effective.

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            Correct that Protests are supposed to be about motivating everyone in your current situation on what to do.

            What it is not: it is Not blaming and sitting back on your ass while someone does it for you.

            So I disagree this post was motivating. This isn’t even a protest. This is whining at best. it’s non productive shaming at it’s worst.

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      First, it’s a meme. The context is the grandma is of the generation since the meme is a known thing. It’s not specifically calling out grandmas. That seems a bit lost on you.

      Second, they did make the decisions we are currently in and fought to make it conventional knowledge. They allowed the mechanisms of balance within the government to go so far off the scale that coming back it so daunting I am not sure how it can get there.

      And third, it’s a joke. Jokes have hints of truths and hints of fiction. They should provocative healthy discussions. It comes off as super aggressive at some meme. No one is attacking you personally by posting this.

      If you are pissed at the situation, I understand. I’m pissed too.

    • @kofe
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      Ok Boomer

      • @Smoogs@lemmy.world
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        Ok Trump lover. He is after all what your generation allowed into power. Good luck on explaining that one to the future generations.

          • @Smoogs@lemmy.world
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            And depending on who’s doing statistics it was overwhelmingly white millenials voting for trump. Either way you get to wear it for the rest of your life cuz you’re the generation he was president in. It is after all the logic you’re using for everyone else.

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            And depending on who’s doing statistics it was overwhelmingly white millenials voting for trump. Either way you get to wear it for the rest of your life cuz you’re the generation he was president in. It is after all the logic you’re using for everyone else.

        • @kofe
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          Lol ok boomer

            • @kofe
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              Listen smoogs, untwist your panties a bit. I didn’t vote for Trump, but I do know people in my millennial generation that did. I’d call them boomer, too. That’s how I take this meme, not as a slight against baby boomers, but the mentality of people that vote in ways that harm us. If you want to blame me and call me bigot for doing everything I can to prevent shit like that, by all means boomer, you’re doing a bang up job helping.

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                Shell is currently releasing pure death into the air and water (biggest oil spill 2010 - Barack Obama was a voted in president at this time ) and nestle charges for water use (flint water disaster 2014 - - Barack Obama was a voted in president at this time) baby formula was 1974 - (Richard Nixon ) and dupont released c8 into water supply in 1984. - (Ronald Reagan).

                This could have been reversed any time in the last 60, even 15 yrs.

                Calm down, find a better therapist and Get educated.

                • @kofe
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                  Loool triggered ya eh? Imagine weaponizing therapy and education. Just go vote boomer.