For those who pay attention to the different opinions and declarations on how the various generations are different than the ones that came before, you have no doubt heard that while Generation X was the slacker generation, Gen Y, or the Millennials, are very different, the most community service-minded, action-oriented, let’s change-the-world-generation alive today, perhaps in the history of our nation. Generation We.
It’s taken as a nearly uncontested reality.
Except it’s not true.
The best research on this topic, relying on nationally representative research by the leading scholars on the issue comes to essentially the very opposite conclusion.
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