Ethics: the discipline dealing with what is good and bad and with moral duty and obligation.

Millennials are the first generation to believe that they can live outside the boundaries of what is black and white, ie: good/bad, right/wrong, love/hate, etc.

They live in the gray area where anything goes. Thereby not having to commit to or take responsiblity for ethical/moral conduct, the natural order of life that has been with us since the beginning of time.

This gray area allows for narcissism, arrogance, self indulgence and misplaced pride. It also allows for lack of empathy, sympathy and compassion. These traits also allow for not having to be responsible for anything...there are no personal boundaries.

Instead of calling this group the Millennials, they should be called "The Know-It-Alls". As they are not open to the wisdom of their elders. No one can teach them anything...they know it all. They truly believe they are more intellegent than their predecessors, thereby show little if any respect for anyone. All the while believing they should be treated with a respect they have not earned.

And yes, you may be "book smart", but you are life ignorant. As "twenty-somethings" you are elementary in the course of life. And have no understanding of how truly immature your thought processes are to intelligent, "mature" people.

Yet, you are the next leaders of the free world...what a scary thought.

For those of you whom I have offended, my apologies. Let's talk again in forty years when you have a better perspective of the current chip on your shoulder. Maybe then you will understand the definition of ethics.

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