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Kids these days only seem dumb if you think you’re a genius

New research suggests that people look down at today’s youth, it’s because they’re project their current qualities on their past selves.
What’s the proof that kids these days are any less well-read or -behaved than before?
What’s the proof that kids these days are any less well-read or -behaved than before? (Pixabay/)

What is it about kids these days that makes older generations so touchy? Maybe it's because they don't read enough books, spend enough time outdoors, or have enough appreciation—at least that's what their more senior counterparts say.

And it's not just today's adults who think that. In some way or another, older generations have been lamenting the youth's decline since the earliest days of civilization. Even about how young folks thought they knew everything

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