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Old 05-04-2018, 07:19 PM
 
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Originally Posted by catdad7x View Post
Maybe. But in past generations most were probably mistreated/abused themselves at home, and took it out on the smaller kids to boost their ego. I do agree that some of toady's bullies have their parents to blame for it, as your quoted post suggested. Of course there's always going to be that small percentage of kids who really have no excuse for their behavior.... other than they are developing sociopaths.
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“The children now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise.” - Socrates/Plato (sources vary)

Point being, kids have always misbehaved and acted like jerks. We just have to hope they grow up eventually, and turn into nicer adults!
Older generations tend to love denigrating younger ones. That's also nothing new.
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