An Open Letter To Millennials
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An Open Letter To Millennials
Anna Vija

This is an open letter to the millennials; the first generation to be bigger than the baby boomers. A letter to all the twenty-somethings who are completely lost, or following the exact path that they want to follow. This is a letter for every millennial who had the opportunity to grow up with technology, to receive participation ribbons, and have opportunities to be pretty much whatever they want to be. This is to the generation that numerous see as ruined brats, to the generation that others think don't buckle sufficiently down and hope to have everything given to us. In any case, we all realize this is not genuine.

We realize that we need to buckle down and that a degree doesn't imply that we'll land a position, since we all realize that you require years of experience first. This is to the generation that grew up as online networking took off. To the generation that is shelled with more computerized welcomes a week than we are by occupation offers (clearly we aren't getting those). To the generation that perceives what number of companions we have by tapping on our profile page, and can share precisely what we see regular of consistently on Snapchat or Instagram. To the generation that has substance and decision over-burden. This is to the generation that has learning accessible to them in seconds (or would it be a good idea for me to say smartphones?). To the generation that invests more energy altering pictures than any other time in recent memory. To the generation that has a bigger number of alternatives than any past generation, for we are a generation with the world as our shellfish.

This is not a letter to salute this generation, for millennials ought not be glad for the majority of their conduct. This generation is a "perhaps" generation -- a generation that says perhaps, more than we say yes or no. A generation that doesn't know how to make a promise. A generation that sees another open door around each corner and doesn't feel the need to make any kind of responsibility to the first. Consider the possibility that there's something better. There's continually something better.

We mistake committing for settling. This generation settles on all the more-than-a-minute-ago choices and leaves individuals hanging more than they finish their guarantees. This generation runs on online networking, through writings, and computerized screens, not on eye-to-eye collaborations. This era is more content online than they are one-on-one. This generation doesn't generally have the tolerance to react to messages since they have preferred things to do over be amiable and react. This generation doesn't have what it takes to say yes or no to a gathering welcome on Facebook, in light of the fact that they imagine a scenario in which a superior gathering all of a sudden happens that night.


What isn't right with our era that we are so panicked of responsibility? Trust me, I am condemning myself alongside whatever is left of the generation and -- sorry for summing it up -- realize that a few individuals in this generation don't care for this. However, stay with me. What is dating any longer? Do we even date, or do we simply do things so easygoing like "Netflix and chill" with the goal that we can't be considered responsible for a genuine date? Why do we need to arrange anything so far ahead of time for snacks, or meals, or beverages that generally fail to work out? Why are our lives so occupied yet, all the more critically, why do we feel the need to fill our lives so much that we scarcely have enough time to make for our loved ones?

Why do we generally say, "Possibly?" Why is appearing late viewed as cool? Wouldn't we be able to simply appear on time and demonstrate to our companions and partners that we regard their time? Could we figure out how to regard one sufficiently that we can say remarks to one another's appearances, and not simply in the comment section on Facebook? Why do more than half of this era have under $1,000 saved in our bank accounts?

This generation needs a rude awakening, since, let's be honest, we're not going to get support strips our whole lives. We are the freest generation yet. We are the biggest generation yet. We should show future generations to be a dedicated generation. We should show different generations that we're not only a "possibly" generation. We should show different generations that we don't have to depend on online networking or innovation. We should show different generations that we buckle down, that we are free scholars, and that we're going to change this world. In the event that there's one thing I and whatever is left of all of us know, it's that this generation isn't going to go anyplace without duty. So focus on a first date, focus on a gathering, focus on supper with a companion, and focus on yourself. We should not be a "possibly" generation. We should be a generation of practitioners, and scholars, and individuals who say yes, unafraid of whatever dedication lies ahead.

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