Do you agree with the Stroms' assessment? Why or why not? How might this phenomenon affect generativ
Type of Paper: Discussion Essay
Academic Level: High school
Paper Format: APA
Because technology is rapidly changing the world, grandparents aren’t the experts they were in past generations when the pace of change was slower. A mobile society and large segregated “adult” communities keep grandparents and grandchildren apart for most of their lives.
Children today look to their peers to teach them “important” things such as the best TV show, the newest fashions, drug information, sex information, etc. According to Robert and Shirley Strom, this undermines our society because it breaks it up into special interest groups who feel they have nothing in common with each other.
Do you agree with the Stroms' assessment? Why or why not? How might this phenomenon affect generativity? Does it matter? If we should improve intergenerational relations, how could we best go about doing it?