The writer has an immensely inflated opinion of her generation. Does she think that Gen Y’ers were the only ones to be idealistic? Are they the only ones to want to balance work and career?
Every generation has those goals, and in their own way, accomplished them. On one hand, she talks about how inclusive her generation is, but on the other hand she writes off Gen X and Boomers as people who “can’t seem to win”.
It was the victories of the preceding generations that enabled the privileges Gen Y enjoys today. The only thing we failed to teach Gen Y, apparently, was manners.
And just because you can download music to an I-Pod and pictures of your Spring Break experience to your Facebook site, doesn’t make you a technological genius. But you’ll learn that eventually.
Source: Brazen Careerist