Millennials Free From Politics, Religions, Culture

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    Mar 08, 2014 5:24 AM GMT
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    A fascinating new survey by the Pew Research Center finds that millennials (defined by Pew as Americans ages 18 to 33) are drifting away from traditional institutions — political, religious and cultural.

    Do you agree?

    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/08/opinion/blow-the-self-ie-generation.html?hp&rref=opinion&_r=0
  • roadbikeRob

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    Mar 08, 2014 3:44 PM GMT
    To a certain extant most Millennials are drifting away from traditional institutions, especially religion. Not all Millennials are pulling away though, there is a sizable percentage that are conservative even though they are the minority of their generation.
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    Mar 08, 2014 4:34 PM GMT
    More from the op-ed: “Half of millennials now describe themselves as political independents and 29 percent are not affiliated with any religion — numbers that are at or near the highest levels of political and religious disaffiliation recorded for any generation in the last quarter-century.”
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    Mar 09, 2014 5:55 AM GMT
    can't believe those numbers are so low
  • PolitiMAC

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    Mar 09, 2014 6:09 AM GMT
    dre4mbo1 saidcan't believe those numbers are so low


    Should young people like myself be Leftist, unthinking dole bludgers who think the government should fix all of our problems?

    Sorry, I want to take responsibility for my actions and work for my reward. The thought of being such a parasite with such a mindset of entitlement is gross to me.
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    Mar 09, 2014 4:30 PM GMT
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    dre4mbo1 saidcan't believe those numbers are so low


    Should young people like myself be Leftist, unthinking dole bludgers who think the government should fix all of our problems?

    Sorry, I want to take responsibility for my actions and work for my reward. The thought of being such a parasite with such a mindset of entitlement is gross to me.


    Most of us lefties feel the same way. Except that we might also have a shred of empathy.
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    Mar 09, 2014 4:44 PM GMT
    CFL_Oakland said
    PolitiNerd said
    dre4mbo1 saidcan't believe those numbers are so low


    Should young people like myself be Leftist, unthinking dole bludgers who think the government should fix all of our problems?

    Sorry, I want to take responsibility for my actions and work for my reward. The thought of being such a parasite with such a mindset of entitlement is gross to me.


    Most of us lefties feel the same way. Except that we might also have a shred of empathy.


    I believe he sees leftists the same way that he complains others see rightists. *shrugs*



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    Mar 09, 2014 4:51 PM GMT
    Forget these stupid polls.Here in the Catholic Church despite the ridiculous nonsense over Pope Francis.We have a growing crop of very orthodox conservative young men and women entering the priesthood and religious life.While the liberal nuns and priests are dying off.Will it take time yes.Pope Francis is already 77.These young nuns and priests have a lifetime to get the Church back on track after the lunacy of the past 45 years.icon_smile.gif Ry
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    Mar 09, 2014 4:57 PM GMT
    WickedRyan saidForget these stupid polls.Here in the Catholic Church despite the ridiculous nonsense over Pope Francis.We have a growing crop of very orthodox conservative young men and women entering the priesthood and religious life.While the liberal nuns and priests are dying off.Will it take time yes.Pope Francis is already 77.These young nuns and priests have a lifetime to get the Church back on track after the lunacy of the past 45 years.icon_smile.gif Ry

    Yay! 13th century, here we come!
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    Mar 09, 2014 5:02 PM GMT
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    WickedRyan saidForget these stupid polls.Here in the Catholic Church despite the ridiculous nonsense over Pope Francis.We have a growing crop of very orthodox conservative young men and women entering the priesthood and religious life.While the liberal nuns and priests are dying off.Will it take time yes.Pope Francis is already 77.These young nuns and priests have a lifetime to get the Church back on track after the lunacy of the past 45 years.icon_smile.gif Ry

    Yay! 13th century, here we come!


    I wonder if all the equipment from the Inquisition was saved?

    You know, reuse, recycle, and all that.
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    Mar 09, 2014 5:09 PM GMT
    PolitiNerd said
    dre4mbo1 saidcan't believe those numbers are so low


    Should young people like myself be Leftist, unthinking dole bludgers who think the government should fix all of our problems?

    Sorry, I want to take responsibility for my actions and work for my reward. The thought of being such a parasite with such a mindset of entitlement is gross to me.
    Only two of them relate to government services - the rest are rights and freedoms. And I guarantee that 90 percent of the people unable to afford US healthcare work a hell of a lot harder than you ever will. Face it, our society doesn't reward work equitably.
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    Mar 09, 2014 8:22 PM GMT
    Shark_cuterie said
    WickedRyan saidForget these stupid polls.Here in the Catholic Church despite the ridiculous nonsense over Pope Francis.We have a growing crop of very orthodox conservative young men and women entering the priesthood and religious life.While the liberal nuns and priests are dying off.Will it take time yes.Pope Francis is already 77.These young nuns and priests have a lifetime to get the Church back on track after the lunacy of the past 45 years.icon_smile.gif Ry

    Yay! 13th century, here we come!
    Oh, I can hardly waiticon_exclaim.gif
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    Mar 09, 2014 8:27 PM GMT
    CFL_Oakland said
    PolitiNerd said
    dre4mbo1 saidcan't believe those numbers are so low


    Should young people like myself be Leftist, unthinking dole bludgers who think the government should fix all of our problems?

    Sorry, I want to take responsibility for my actions and work for my reward. The thought of being such a parasite with such a mindset of entitlement is gross to me.


    Most of us lefties feel the same way. Except that we might also have a shred of empathy.
    Does that mean being a blind sycophant of the democratic partyicon_question.gif
  • PolitiMAC

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    Mar 09, 2014 8:31 PM GMT
    meninlove said
    CFL_Oakland said
    PolitiNerd said
    dre4mbo1 saidcan't believe those numbers are so low


    Should young people like myself be Leftist, unthinking dole bludgers who think the government should fix all of our problems?

    Sorry, I want to take responsibility for my actions and work for my reward. The thought of being such a parasite with such a mindset of entitlement is gross to me.


    Most of us lefties feel the same way. Except that we might also have a shred of empathy.


    I believe he sees leftists the same way that he complains others see rightists. *shrugs*





    I tend to be consistent and back up my positions, which is more than what Leftists tend to do icon_wink.gif

    He can think he's morally superior to me if he pleases. Doesn't mean I'm the mean one.
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    Mar 09, 2014 8:36 PM GMT
    PolitiNerd said
    meninlove said
    CFL_Oakland said
    PolitiNerd said
    dre4mbo1 saidcan't believe those numbers are so low


    Should young people like myself be Leftist, unthinking dole bludgers who think the government should fix all of our problems?

    Sorry, I want to take responsibility for my actions and work for my reward. The thought of being such a parasite with such a mindset of entitlement is gross to me.


    Most of us lefties feel the same way. Except that we might also have a shred of empathy.


    I believe he sees leftists the same way that he complains others see rightists. *shrugs*





    I tend to be consistent and back up my positions, which is more than what Leftists tend to do icon_wink.gif

    He can think he's morally superior to me if he pleases. Doesn't mean I'm the mean one.
    You have to forgive CFL_Oakland because he has a bad habit of being a blind sycophant to the democratic party meaning that the democrats can do no wrong in his book despite the true fact that it was democrats that ruined most older, northern cities with their 50+years of monopoly rule along with their corruption and incompetence.
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    Mar 09, 2014 9:41 PM GMT
    To make that logical leap from my pointing out the historical context of 20th century America in a different thread is...just amazing...icon_eek.gif
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    Mar 09, 2014 10:01 PM GMT
    Note this is the same age range who have shitty work ethic, bad communication skills, will jump on any trendy political band wagon with their friends without properly educating themselves on BOTH sides of the issues, screw around and have children with different people, get married to early, don't save their money and watch cruddy MTV reality TV amongst other mindless TV and lyrically empty music

    God help us all
  • roadbikeRob

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    Mar 09, 2014 10:18 PM GMT
    Joeyphx444 saidNote this is the same age range who have shitty work ethic, bad communication skills, will jump on any trendy political band wagon with their friends without properly educating themselves on BOTH sides of the issues, screw around and have children with different people, get married to early, don't save their money and watch cruddy MTV reality TV amongst other mindless TV and lyrically empty music

    God help us all
    They are also too addicted to their cell phones and texting. Many Millennials just can't do without their stupid iphones.
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    Mar 09, 2014 10:36 PM GMT
    We covered this in Astrology class two years ago.

    Generations can be described/categorized by where the slower moving planets were during their birth year.

    Astrological descriptions of character based on birth year and where the slow moving planets are at the time are reliable.

    It certainly brings into question how children do not turn out to have the values their grandparents and parents encouraged.

    It certainly brings into question the ability of children to effectively carry on the legacy of their parents and grandparents; for, Solar System Heaven of Sun-God is more in control. We truly belong to Heaven and God before we belong to our family tree for the values are instilled by the former more powerfully than by the latter.
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    Mar 10, 2014 8:16 AM GMT
    Alternate headline: The Republican Party is in deep doo-doo.
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    Mar 10, 2014 12:02 PM GMT
    Sounds more like the vast majority of millennials are kind of boring, no surprise there.
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    Mar 10, 2014 12:22 PM GMT
    WickedRyan said
    These young nuns and priests have a lifetime to get the Church back on track to the Middle Ages after the lunacy advances of the past 45 years.icon_smile.gif Ry

    Corrected
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    Mar 10, 2014 12:25 PM GMT
    Joeyphx444: Note this is the same age range who have sh**ty work ethic, bad communication skills, will jump on any trendy political band wagon with their friends without properly educating themselves on BOTH sides of the issues, screw around and have children with different people, get married to early, don't save their money and watch cruddy MTV reality TV amongst other mindless TV and lyrically empty music. God help us all

    Well said. It's not wholly their fault. As society unravels the Y generation has been treated to a bunch of feckless, morally-confused adults in homes, schools, government, even churches, and other places.

    If they start to sound like drones who will be unable to sustain a free, civil society, it's not surprising.

    They will probably be more fit to be the property of a Dear Leader.

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    Mar 10, 2014 12:29 PM GMT
    Joeyphx444 saidNote this is the same age range who have shitty work ethic, bad communication skills, will jump on any trendy political band wagon with their friends without properly educating themselves on BOTH sides of the issues, screw around and have children with different people, get married to [sic] early, don't save their money and watch cruddy MTV reality TV amongst other mindless TV and lyrically empty music

    God help us all

    Replace cruddy MTV with cruddy Duck Dynasty, Fox News and TV reality shows about pawn shops & tow trucks and I think you could also be describing their White trailer trash parents & grandparents in the Deep South.
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    Mar 10, 2014 12:33 PM GMT
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    Joeyphx444 saidNote this is the same age range who have shitty work ethic, bad communication skills, will jump on any trendy political band wagon with their friends without properly educating themselves on BOTH sides of the issues, screw around and have children with different people, get married to [sic] early, don't save their money and watch cruddy MTV reality TV amongst other mindless TV and lyrically empty music

    God help us all

    Replace cruddy MTV with cruddy Duck Dynasty, Fox News and TV reality shows about pawn shops & tow trucks and I think you could also be describing their White trailer trash parents & grandparents in the Deep South.


    Yes. Cause only the Enlightened Ones of the Left don't watch Fox News.

    Good to see you're a sycophant who hates the opposition simply because they oppose your view.

    The tolerance and compassion of the Left in full swing tonight icon_wink.gif