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Debate: The Millennial generation has no hope.

For: Stagnating economies, rising youth unemployment and an attitude of entitlement (vs. head down and get on with it) means twenty somethings' futures look bleak.

Against: The digital revolution means anyone with a good idea can make it happen. Financial success isn't everything and actually this audience can follow their interests instead of having to follow a corporate career ladder. Finally in emerging markets such as India, there is a lot more possibility.



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    Oct 13 2012: All the time I heard it......next generation has no hope.......all the time there are people (though may be very less in numbers) who are innovative enough to bring hope
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      Oct 13 2012: Salim

      Do you think there are more innovative people now than there were say, back in 95'? I mean we were both adults then and in Nz the net was just beginning to be made known amongst our populace and Microsoft was the new big international player on the windows scene, with the advent of instant knowledge acquisition the young of today have far more available to them than i did, so where is this hopelessness coming from?
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        Oct 14 2012: Hi Ken
        Understand your point and agree to great extent as well. Practically I see kids are asking more challenging questions, which most of time I found I never thought about during my childhood. That is happening because they are much more exposed to information and data than I was.

        Statistically speaking, there are more innovative people now than compared to '95.......at any time point as per normal distribution curve around 2% people falls into innovative category. So in real term we have more innovative people than that of past.

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