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News well today's teens have money on the mind a little effort to -- a new study shows that out of more than 350000.
High school seniors 62%.
Want a lot of money.
But 39% didn't want to work hard to get.
So what does this say about Generation Y.
medically team's doctor keep tableau is here to respond to this stock nice to -- from Boston.
And nice to see you are it's a dark but the researchers say that it's probably the baby boomers' fault for this explain.
Well basically the researchers are theorizing.
That generations before Generation Y.
Other ones to sort of addicted them to material goods that this peaked during the movie Wall Street if you remember that when.
Big main character Gordon -- is -- is good.
-- but I think there are other factors in play here like the Internet.
And social networking and the entitlement nation we've created.
That suggest people should want consumer goods but they should be either at their fingertips and keyboard or coming from the state.
So is this a sort of trickle down -- -- the greatest generation right returning from World War II.
The baby boom happens -- 19451946.
Following world war two and he had a baby boom generation.
Did the baby boomers and re use a group of kids and basically said look I worked hard.
At my parents worked hard I don't want you'd have to work hard.
Well I think they may have said that but we haven't been in their homes to listen to them.
What we do know.
Is that consumerism is at a fever pitch because never before have people been exposed.
To so many graphic literally images.
Flowing to them in a gigantic.
Pipeline from the worldwide web never before have we elected officials in Washington.
Who's seen their primary job as dispensing goodies to people -- -- -- so it shouldn't be any surprise.
That with FaceBook dominating everything and people want to see their own image.
That -- want to make themselves look really good.
Glittery and -- have nice cars to drive but they don't want to work and contrary to that authors' particular conclusion about boomers causing this.
The degree to which people say they want to work hard.
That's consistently declined.
Now say they agree with the statement.
I don't wanna work hard what can we do -- though to reverse this trend and you know I've got -- two and a half year old at home and and -- nearly a one year old.
What can I in part to my children to make sure that they're working hard and they are not lazy and they don't just feel entitled.
You know what it's it's the old adage that you have to go and -- that individual.
To the extent that we invest in our kids and say your special and -- were created and you can do things but it takes hard work.
Get your homework done do some -- here -- your allowance.
These -- the old fashioned ways.
That real self esteem.
Is created people with self esteem they want to work -- they're manifesting.
Good things about themselves.
And that feels quarry.
But if you give stuff for nothing and you'll let him.
Cursor around the web courts around the web just looking at rap stars with diamond necklaces and think that success.
Well that's a formula for utter and complete disaster.
Yeah I mean and areas where -- been Peter selfish or eat testicle in my life I certainly wanna make sure that my kids don't have any of that in them as we -- it better or -- -- list goes for us now pleased to have those areas you've been -- -- because I wanna help.
We don't have all show -- A great disease I think it's getting worse though and and we can help reverse this trend because the web it's a drug.
And it's getting kids high and they wanna stay high and I believe we can change -- belief in change stock great to see this morning have a great weekend friend take care.
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