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Do you think future generations

are becoming lazier? more spoiled?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:12 AM on Oct. 29, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (12)
  • Yep. I'm going to try my hardest not to let my son be like that.
    LovingSAHMommy

    Answer by LovingSAHMommy at 9:49 AM on Oct. 29, 2010

  • YES!
    Memigen

    Answer by Memigen at 9:20 AM on Oct. 29, 2010

  • I always wonder if older generations have always thought this way about younger generations. Up until last year, I was a high school teacher and I was always wondering, like what you said, if kids are getting lazier. Maybe kids always come off to adults as lazy. I also taught some really motivated, hard-working kids though, so it's hard to say. I do think the Internet is making kids lazy when it comes to researching and writing though. They have the info right there, so they are flabergasted when they are told they need to look info up in, god forbid, books. Plus, they are getting way too good at "cutting and pasting." Unfortunately, I think cheating is a lot easier now. That's why schools use websites like turnitin.com as a way to check for plagarsim. So, in a way, yes, I think some kids are more lazy now due to technology. :(
    jacksmom1225

    Answer by jacksmom1225 at 9:24 AM on Oct. 29, 2010

  • 100%! With all the electronics and whatnot that do so much for you why do anything for yourself?
    delilahsmom1177

    Answer by delilahsmom1177 at 9:25 AM on Oct. 29, 2010

  • yes & yes! Very much so!
    samurai_chica

    Answer by samurai_chica at 9:21 AM on Oct. 29, 2010

  • i would imagine so with everything being done automatically fro them. No reason to raise a finger soon.
    Even driving will be done automatically by just programming in a destination.
    Zoeyis

    Answer by Zoeyis at 9:27 AM on Oct. 29, 2010

  • If it's judgemental to blame the parents. Who is responsible?
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 9:28 AM on Oct. 29, 2010

  • what do the parents have to do with the planet progressing technologically?

    Thats not anyone's fault and holding your kids back from progress is only going to hurt them in their adult life when they don't know how things work and how to get things done in the society of their day.
    Zoeyis

    Answer by Zoeyis at 9:39 AM on Oct. 29, 2010

  • progressing technology? Then why are american school children behind other nations in education?
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 9:41 AM on Oct. 29, 2010

  • Not sure how future generations can become lazier till they get here.
    SweetLuci

    Answer by SweetLuci at 9:42 AM on Oct. 29, 2010

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