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Speech And Criticism Of Generation Z By David Mccullough

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David McCullough
.David McCullough's speech and criticism of “Generation Z”, the youth of the 21st century is justified and insightful. “Generation Z” allows special to become a purposeless term, prefers to win rather than achieve, and “Generation Z” is obsessed with superficial growth rather than internal prosperity. Mr McCullough Jr criticises the generation’s uselessness in terms of wanting to be “special,” he does so by showing why meaningless accomplishment undermines actual major achievements. From everyone receiving the same participation trophy, which undermines the winners 1st place trophy, stated on June 5, 2012 line 1 to 2 paragraphs 5. “You see, if everyone is special, then no one is. If everyone gets a trophy, trophies become meaningless. In our unspoken but not so subtle Darwinian competition with one another–which springs, I think, from our fear of our own insignificance, a subset of our dread of mortality.” The ideology of equality in consideration to achievement, is harmful to society in every way. It undermines serious achievement which prompts good men to stop wanting to achieve anything. It would put the world at an intellectual standstill were nothing new is ever made but repackaged and sold at a higher price. Which brings the question as to why generation z isn’t special, it is due to their narcissism and lack of will to accomplish. Generation Z millennials have developed an utter curse for seeing accolades more than actual achievement or
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