A Candid Conversation with a Middle Schooler and High Schooler (Younger Side of Gen Z) about Controversial Cultural Issues
Greetings and salutations, fellow old-timers! In this episode, Daniel D discusses current events with two of his kids, one in middle school and the other in high school (both of them are at the tail-end of the age-range for Gen Z) to get a sense for how the rising generation feels about controversial cultural issues. There are some surprises (like which 80s bands are still popular among high schoolers and which ones aren’t), but spoiler alert: Cultural Marxism (a.k.a., Conformmunism) is NOT cool!
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Here are the posts from(Memetic Judo) and (On Becoming an Awake Contrarian) referenced in this episode, pertaining to the theme of not reflexively taking the opposite position of whatever the current political or cultural orthodoxy is, merely because it is the opposite position: