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Why does the older generation often blame the younger generation for being too immersed with technology?

When in fact, it's their generation who created most of the technology? Steve Jobs and Bill Gates are not from our generation. Okay, Zuckerberg is, though, so you can blame us for using too much Facebook.

Asked By: - 8/31/2011
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they are just jealous that they didn't grow up with it. though i am jealous that they grew up with awesome music.
Answered By: donnie darko - 8/31/2011
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lol ironic but true
Answered By: Rare Rose™ - 8/31/2011
 
dunno but im legend born in 1991
Answered By: Hottestchix Yaknow - 8/31/2011
 
The older generation ddn't have it. My dad talks about when they finally got cable TV, & it only had around 10 channels.
Answered By: Daddy Disney - 8/31/2011
 
Awesome question. Can't answer it though. Just another typical case of one generation throwing blame at the generation they created
Answered By: J. Abrams - 8/31/2011
 
Because old people are convinced that their world was better than ours. which, in a lot of aspects, is true - because technology is slowly decreasing our ability to do things manually... More
Answered By: Jaqui Mon Dieu - 8/31/2011
 
Because we are too immersed with technology that we forget about the simple things in life. There is more to life, than just checking Facebook every 5 minutes and updating your Twitter about your every single move.
Answered By: Ricky Nai - 8/31/2011
 
It goes much further back than that. We were building tube computers when I was a boy in high school. PS, that was in the late 1940`s.
Answered By: jms043 - 8/31/2011
 
they were simple
Answered By: Nazim - 8/31/2011
 
Because the fact is, there's always going to be more technology than there was in the previous generation. Admit it: we're going to be saying the same thing to our kids.
Answered By: Abbey - 8/31/2011
 
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