@videodante I just wanted to say thank you so much for tooting this piece. I might have missed it otherwise, and I'm so glad I read it.

BTW, it also ties in with one of my favorite pieces of political writing: weareplanc.org/blog/we-are-all

@videodante It ain't just millennials, either. I'm 40, and I've been living with burnout for the past 20 years.

Doom and gloom 

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@videodante Hilariously enough I've started to read it, got exhausted and had to take a break.

@videodante

The best thing I have ever read about those mystic creatures named “Millennials” sounded like this:

“It’s true that many people in the Generation Y have neither a car nor a house or a long-term employment. But the fact that they don’t receive long-term employments causes that they can’t afford to own a car or a house.”

@videodante And then they wonder why everyone's obese or on prescription drugs for anxiety or depression.

Guess what? Your body stores fat when you're stressed so you can't lose weight! And otherwise perfectly normal people end up on those pills because of the permanent fear of losing their job or the next sudden emergency that they can't save up for.

Everyone suffering from this machine are going to start shoving things in the gears, cutting belts, or disassembling it.

@trebach
One of my strongest existential fears is desperate people coming up with the thought: "If I can't X, NOBODY should. If I'm angry about Y, EVERYBODY should be."

And the dominoes will start falling until generalized failures start appearing in the system. By then it will be impossible to prevent the falldown. Then someone will do something really, REALLY stupid. And then the riots begin.

@videodante

@videodante this is good, it reminds me of nplusonemag.com/issue-30/revie

smol anti-tracking tip: URLs work with ?utm... removed, all that stuff is just to tell the website why you're there

@videodante wow, hard agree. I have some quibbles with a few details, but I feel like this is an important idea worth writing.

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