With respect, Samantha, greed doesn’t know a generation. It cascades down through the centuries and is handed down like the ebola virus. To your question I would offer this:

What saddens me is the nature of your question: aren’t most of them Boomers? That is like saying that all Republicans are racist bastards, all Millennials are lazy. That kind of thinking is not only infectious, it’s dangerous, and it’s the easiest possible way to continue a lie. Nearly all the online scammers that call me or try to pry into my wallet are Millennials. You get my drift. All wide-ranging assumptions about ANYONE are bad news. You and I have to think critically, question the far-flung accusations. While on one hand you say that generation bashing needs to stop, you end your comment with a continuation of generation bashing.

If we’re going to live a more respectful and polite world, if we are going to find ways to talk to and work with each other, you and I and all of us are challenged with the responsibility to challenge the bullshit we believe, that we say to others as though there is great truth to it, and when we fire the flames of anger, blame and discontent. That makes us part of the problem, not part of what works. I appreciate your comments, but want to gently suggest that you note the cant to what you ask, and wonder why there’s an assumption that everyone but Boomers is innocent. Not at all. We all bear some culpability, especially if we are willing to perpetrate unfair stereotypes of anyone, any generation, any background. We can all do better than that.

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