Even trying to be a positive graphic, this still highlights the perceived differences in generations Let's start with a simple statement: Generationalism is just another ism. Another generalization. And therefore it needs to stop. In the modern age when things change from generation to generation, every generation has thought and will think that ones before are stodgy and unadaptive and the ones after are ungrateful and flighty. Every One. Just wait, if you are in the current generation, you will soon be in the same boat, lamenting the next generation's flaws. And older generations, we should know all this by now, having experienced the same from our predecessors.