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Cross Generational Back Talk -- Is 'OK Boomer' OK with you?


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I'm fine with "OK Boomer." I split my time between the USA and Thailand, have 'condos in more than one US state, dont have to work  and have a new Porsche. So I  would smile at the one who says that t

I don't really care and im not a boomer.    I do think it speaks to the glaring hypocrisy of liberalism though. Tolerance, Inclusiveness, etc. except when you don't agree with them, then its

Ohhh noooo some one called me a OK Boomer!!! I am so offended!!!! Ohhhh noooo someone called me a farang........ I am sooo offended!!!!   And this from the generation who like to call m

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Much more on the OK boomer thing and it isn't pretty!

 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/it-was-the-year-of-ok-boomer-and-the-generations-were-at-each-others-throats/2019/12/24/a2c2b586-1792-11ea-8406-df3c54b3253e_story.html 

 


 

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It was the year of ‘OK boomer,’ and the generations were at each other’s throats

 

This year it became “OK” to be ageist. It became acceptable to digitally flick off your elders or young’uns on social media, to respond “OK boomer” or “OK millennial,” when, in truth, the people being addressed were often far from okay.

 

 

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Japanese "boomers" ...

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-pacific-13598607

 

A group of more than 200 Japanese pensioners are volunteering to tackle the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima power station.

The Skilled Veterans Corps, as they call themselves, is made up of retired engineers and other professionals, all over the age of 60.

They say they should be facing the dangers of radiation, not the young.

Volunteering to take the place of younger workers at the power station is not brave, Mr Yamada says, but logical.

"I am 72 and on average I probably have 13 to 15 years left to live," he says.

"Even if I were exposed to radiation, cancer could take 20 or 30 years or longer to develop. Therefore us older ones have less chance of getting cancer."

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