Tag Archives: Baby Boomers

Millennials are our only real hope for change.

Millennials, like all recent young-adult generations, have been demonized and denigrated by older generations. They have been called useless, dependent, entitled hipsters, and much worse. But Millennials aren’t the first young adult generation to be regarded badly by their elders. … Continue reading

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How narcissism got to be a thing.

This article was originally posted on October 7 and 11, 2015 in two parts. It has been updated and merged. Disclaimer:  It was pointed out to me that this post may seem overly critical or stereotyping of Baby Boomers.   … Continue reading

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How did narcissism get so “popular”? (part two of two)

Here is the second installment, as I promised–I apologize for the delay. In part one, I covered the way narcissism has increasingly infiltrated our society and become a near-virtue to be emulated, starting in the late 1940s and 1950s in … Continue reading

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How did narcissism get so “popular”? (part one of two)

When I was compiling my lists of songs about narcissism, it didn’t pass my notice how few songs there were prior to the 1980s that focused on it. Oh sure, there have always been a few here and there (Carly … Continue reading

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Generations explained.

credit: Blog of the Ginger One of my long-standing interests is demographics, and the interplay between the different living generations. Here is a video that explains the interactions between the four living generations born before 2005 (or possibly, 2001 — … Continue reading

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Why is narcissism so “hot” these days?

I haven’t seen any official studies or statistics, but it seems like narcissism is possibly the most popular psychological topic on the Internet in recent years. Blogs about narcissism are spreading like wildfire (though it’s possible they may be on … Continue reading

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“Children of God”: demonic cult disguised as Christianity

David Berg, founder of the Children of God. Talk about wolves in sheep’s clothing! David Berg, a malignant narcissist extraordinaire, who believed himself to be the Last Great Prophet of God and called himself “Moses David,” founded the hippie-like Jesus … Continue reading

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Are Millennials really the most narcissistic generation ever?

Hipster Millennial with all his high tech stuff. “The National Institutes of Health found that for people in their 20s, Narcissistic Personality Disorder is three times as high than the generation that’s 65 or older…” –TIME Magazine Millennials have been … Continue reading

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