Baby Boomers vs Zillenials

When I was young, the alphabet had not yet been invented and water was only for drinking. This is the impression one Zillennial (or Gen Z) had of my youth days.

When I told the same Zillennial I was born in the 1960s, they wondered whether I was a slave at one point. I am a Baby Boomer and any discussion with a Zillenials is punctuated with ‘how did you manage that without a laptop’, ‘how come there were no cellphones’ type of responses from the Zillenials.

I could not help but feel that Zillenials believe we are somewhat stuck at archaic and are failing to move the needle to digital age. We just don’t agree on a lot of things.

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