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I don't get the obsession americans have with reducing huge demographics into single buckets. (I think part of it is historical, but another part of it might just be because the country is so big that you have to develop some way of reducing all that complexity.) I don't want to be overly negative in response to your largely optimistic post, but the behaviour of millenials lie in a hugely diverse spectrum which needn't be reduced to a single canonical element. Maybe a first good step is to dehabit yourself from always saying "demographic X always seems to behave in Y manner".



> I don't get the obsession americans have with reducing huge demographics into single buckets.

The irony.


Baby boomers were/are a large economic force due to sheer numbers and similar age related needs as they progress down the histogram. But it probably doesn't often make sense to keep arbitrary grouping of generations after them, as you suggest.




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