Thursday, December 23, 2010

Sad, True, and Very Funny. . . Oh Those Extended Adolescents. . .

So a friend who works on a university campus sent us this video featuring some avatars "acting out" how a growing number of young adults act out in real life. . . especially when they are being held accountable for their actions. The video captures how the perfect storm of today's cultural forces (anti-authoritarianism, moral relativism, party-culture, narcissism, over-indulgent parenting, etc)combine in the life of young adults to yield a return of immaturity of epic proportions.

The video is absolutely ridiculous. . . yet absolutely true. Like a great SNL skit, this one throws a window on ourselves that we need to not only be looking through, but talking about.

2 comments:

chap said...

wow! thanks for this resource. i think i will use it with students soon.

Dominic said...

and we wonder why adolescence is lasting until the late 20's/early 30's?