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Why do young people today expect to get rich quick and easy?

I work in a company. I had to go to college and all to be able to have my crappy job. But today something happened. A young man with a High School Diploma ONLY applied for an open executive job... As I have understood it, this is common with today's youth. Man teenagers even think that they will become celebrities. Why is that?

Asked By: Bunny - 5/21/2009
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Many companies don't accept people with a high school diploma. Some teenagers don't believe that. They believe in hard work to become successful.
Answered By: just a liberal - 5/21/2009
Additional Answers (9)
Bunnies are allowed to attend college? WEll,kids now a days have an entitlement complex. " I should have this,I deserve that" without doing jack shi!t. Many kids to day are lazy as f*ck. (in the u.s at least)
Answered By: Rory4Eva - 5/21/2009
 
Isn't that quite literally the American Dream?
Answered By: Freiheit - 5/21/2009
 
because they are young. they haven't really experienced much of the world. that doesn't make them ignorant they just have yet to find out.
Answered By: =]newB - 5/21/2009
 
EVERYONE wants to get rich quick... A lot of young people want to live the lives they see people living on TV. Many have had things handed to them all their lives, and don't realize you have to start at the bottom to reach the top... More
Answered By: ♥Ello ♥ Vee ♥ E♥ - 5/21/2009
 
We are raised to know we can become anything we set our minds to and if we work hard enough we can become successful and happy in life. I see no faults in this logic. I'm currently attending SCAD to become an Illustrator. I know I can be successful if I work hard enough.
Answered By: rawrz_face - 5/21/2009
 
Cause you cant live without money- so you want as much as possible as quick as possible. Simple, no?
Answered By: Envy McLovin' - 5/21/2009
 
They just set their goals high, nothing wrong with that. If you can set high goals, you're bound to reach a satisfying level of success with enough drive, knowledge and determination. I wanted to teach, I have a degree in education but I have a business degree as well and have been doing accounting jobs which pays... More
Answered By: Faith - 5/21/2009
 
that kids an idiot, I would say most kids dont expect to walk in to a company with just their highschool diploma and get an executive job, i would know because i am a kid competing with other kids at high school.
Answered By: Crisanthia - 5/21/2009
 
Because the stupid youth of America has been influence with more fantasy's and lies from movies and popular culture, plus in th emovie everything looks cool and everything works out okay and they think real life is the same way. The only rich people in real life get rich by doing terrible things or working hard as hell... More
Answered By: I Piss off everyone - 5/22/2009
 
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