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Choosing your generation?
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(03-28-2019, 04:22 PM)AspieMillennial Wrote:
(03-27-2019, 06:37 AM)Bill the Piper Wrote:
(03-26-2019, 10:26 AM)David Horn Wrote:
(03-26-2019, 06:40 AM)Bill the Piper Wrote: Is it ever an option?

I know it seems nonsensical, but for those born near the cusp, isn't choice a factor? I have been playing with the notion that generations overlap rather than having neat boundaries, so for people from these "grey areas" there must be some other factors apart from birth date.
Mark Zuckerberg and Amy Winehouse have been both born in 1984, but I see Zuckerberg as a millennial, while Amy as an Xer. From an older generation, we could point to Jimmy Carter who is more Silent-like despite being born in a supposed G.I. year.

I agree that, as a cusper, you can ally with one camp rather than the other, but that changes nothing.  If the theory holds, then the idea of a "generation" is based not on uniformity but preponderance.  

It's impossible for any generation to be pure, so all archetypes must be represented at all times.  What sets a particular generation apart from another is percentage of each architype present.  If the breakdown is Civic (40%), Artist (25%), Idealist (15%), Nomad (20%), then the generational makeup point squarely at Civic.  At the cusp, the balance between adjacent generations become much less pronounced.

Life is analog, not digital, after all. Big Grin

So you think it's basically a kind of personality type?

Then a person born with Prophetic traits in 1990 would have a problem: to be an epigone of boomers, or prototype of the new Prophets?

I don't know which archetype I meet but I'm Millennial and can't relate to any of the peer social media values now. My goal is to withdraw from society as much as possible and I'm burning with anger against the world. I figure if they are going to have such high standards for my behavior I may as well just do whatever I want since one little slip up can mess up your social standing. May as well go far out. How do I deal with this problem? I'm forced to be in a time period where everyone is easily offended  and where social norms dictate everything strictly. This is one of the worst times to be an Aspie. How do I deal with it? I'm very unapologetic and willing to fight for what I want. My attitude is if I don't no one else will. I figure if the world is against me and I was born in a time against the concept of who I am, I may as well make everyone against me miserable. The system deserves destruction but if I can't do that I'll withdraw, enjoy myself, and live fun.

-- go 4 it. Well behaved ppl do not make history
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Messages In This Thread
Choosing your generation? - by Bill the Piper - 03-26-2019, 06:40 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by David Horn - 03-26-2019, 10:26 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Bill the Piper - 03-27-2019, 06:37 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Eric the Green - 03-27-2019, 01:47 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Ragnarök_62 - 03-28-2019, 07:13 PM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Bill the Piper - 04-03-2019, 08:29 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Marypoza - 03-29-2019, 09:18 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by carecare7 - 05-14-2019, 04:26 PM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by pbrower2a - 05-14-2019, 05:24 PM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Hintergrund - 05-14-2019, 09:16 PM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by pbrower2a - 05-15-2019, 01:10 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Hintergrund - 05-18-2019, 07:16 PM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Kinser79 - 05-15-2019, 12:51 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by taramarie - 05-15-2019, 01:02 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by michael_k - 05-31-2019, 06:26 PM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by David Horn - 06-01-2019, 08:51 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Hintergrund - 06-01-2019, 09:30 PM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by David Horn - 06-02-2019, 01:26 PM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by David Horn - 06-27-2019, 05:57 PM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Bill the Piper - 06-28-2019, 01:59 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by David Horn - 06-28-2019, 06:11 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by David Horn - 06-28-2019, 06:21 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Bill the Piper - 06-30-2019, 03:07 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by taramarie - 06-30-2019, 03:35 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Marypoza - 06-30-2019, 06:03 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Bill the Piper - 06-30-2019, 12:58 PM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Bill the Piper - 06-30-2019, 03:36 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by taramarie - 06-30-2019, 03:43 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Bill the Piper - 06-30-2019, 01:29 PM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Bill the Piper - 07-09-2019, 05:50 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by David Horn - 07-09-2019, 09:54 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by pbrower2a - 07-13-2019, 10:53 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Warren Dew - 07-13-2019, 01:14 PM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by pbrower2a - 07-02-2019, 08:58 PM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by taramarie - 07-03-2019, 12:12 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Warren Dew - 07-05-2019, 01:12 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by taramarie - 07-05-2019, 02:22 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by taramarie - 07-05-2019, 02:28 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Hintergrund - 07-12-2019, 08:28 PM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Warren Dew - 07-13-2019, 07:48 PM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Warren Dew - 07-13-2019, 08:44 PM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Teejay - 11-19-2019, 03:00 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Hintergrund - 11-20-2019, 02:54 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Teejay - 11-20-2019, 04:01 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by ResidentArtist - 11-21-2019, 07:23 PM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Ghost - 11-21-2019, 10:00 PM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Teejay - 11-21-2019, 11:43 PM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Ghost - 11-22-2019, 12:52 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by ResidentArtist - 11-23-2019, 09:20 PM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Ghost - 11-23-2019, 11:59 PM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by ResidentArtist - 11-24-2019, 02:02 AM
RE: Choosing your generation? - by Ghost - 11-24-2019, 10:58 AM

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