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What separates Baby Boomers from Gen X and Y, and what distinguish Gen Y from X? And hey Gen Z, welcome to the party! What’s the cutoff? How old is each generation? Are they really that different?
Millennials were born between 1981 and 1996.
Similar to how baby boomers were named after an increase in birth rate after World War II, millennials were named because their upbringing took place at the turn of the millennium - a time known for digital advances, innovation, and the end of an era as we knew it.
As it turns out, these all-important deadlines are often arbitrary, and the pressure to achieve them sometimes comes from amorphous, unidentifiable places. They also aren’t as set in stone as they may seem.
From generation to generation, changes in technology and the economy, advances in science and even the political climate can turn what once seemed like a social necessity into an antiquated expectation.
Complaining about the youth has been going on for millennia, where the older generation finds fault with the younger generation's behavior and shortcomings.
Even Aristotle said of Greece's youth: "They think they know everything, and are always quite sure about it."
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