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How do neurological disorders or psychiatric disorders affect generation archetype?
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Because of my Aspergers I can't fully relate to any archetype. How does Autism affect generational theory?
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It doesn't. Generational theory should be considered like macroeconomics - it attempts to explain the larger forces that drive things at a societal level. How it impacts the individual is largely irrelevant.

I think of it in the same way that an individual shouldn't use macroeconomic trends as a key determinant in choosing whether to buy a house (one's personal financial situation is a few thousand times more important).
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(06-12-2019, 11:24 AM)tg63 Wrote: It doesn't. Generational theory should be considered like macroeconomics - it attempts to explain the larger forces that drive things at a societal level. How it impacts the individual is largely irrelevant.

I think of it in the same way that an individual shouldn't use macroeconomic trends as a key determinant in choosing whether to buy a house (one's personal financial situation is a few thousand times more important).

Exactly!
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