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John Smith 22/01/12(Wed)00:26 No. 48067
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Dear John, I feel the more I think about it, the more it annoys me.
Forgive me for sounding whiny, though.
I think young people have been socially emasculated. Or rather, they never stood a chance at all.
Do you know that children and teenagers are the only demographic in which stereotyping is not only accepted but endorsed?
What if I told you that innocence and idealism arent inherent in development?
That theyre parental farces?

I believe that adolescence was a self-fullfilling prophecy and its a slow but steady burning/pillaging of society.

How can you sit here and classify young people as defective because of "brain development" when before the 1940s, they were active members of society?
Why are adults hell-bent on raising the age of majority and blocking off kids from playing outside, working, and dating?

Ive heard that teen turmoil is exclusively a Western phenomenom that doesnt exist in any other culture.
Quarter-life crisis wasnt a thing before the 1990s.

People think its normal/ok for youth to be without technical skills or worldly ambitions because "theyre still finding themselves."
People think dating or marrying before 25 is reckless.
People think making teens have jobs is exploitation. Yet, they think school compulsion isnt? Subjecting kids to bullying, nasty cafetaria food and pounds of homework to recite useless algebra and language arts instead of leaning how to run a register, or count money or weld, or fix appliances?


Youth is often synonymous with adventure, yet most people under 35 rarely ever have any real adventures. Their lives are just deadend jobs and college.
"These are the best years of your life! You should be grateful", says the typical boomer. (Theyre still trapped in nostalgia.)

Its no wonder why this current era of adults are becoming more juvenile. The social-legal construct of adolescence has scarred their psyche and will forever. And its getting worse with new generations.
People say 30 is the age of personal establishment, yet people in their thirties and forties are aimless, stuck in deadend jobs, with kids out of wedlock, indulging in kids entertainment, making philosophical video essays about video games or childrens shows instead of reading real books about politics and philosophy.

A major part of midlife crisis is the belief that youth is innocence. And as Millennials are now leaving their thirties, we see this already. If Boomer midlife crisis was bad enough, imagine how terrible Millennial midlife crisis will be.
Hell, Millennials have managed to outboomer their elders, which is astounding.

Adulthood is dying because youth is dying. And why? All because the creation of adolescence. But why was adolescence created? Because of the major parental fallacy that youth is innocence. As long as people think that being young is mandated to being innocent, we will always have troubled teens, which makes stunted adults.
Hell, teens nowadays are acting more like prepubescents based on stereotypical "teen behavior". They think dating is equivalent to prostitution. They also think 18-24 shouldnt be called "adults" because of "brain development". Its a sad state when kids have accepted the institutional infantilisation given to them.


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John Smith 22/01/19(Wed)04:56 No. 48069

You had me at the first part, not gonna lie.


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John Smith 22/01/19(Wed)08:39 No. 48072
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John Smith 22/02/15(Tue)23:14 No. 48087

I have nothing to contribute. But your thread is very interesting John.


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John Smith 22/02/19(Sat)11:40 No. 48088

My ass is nipping more than my brain.


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John Smith 22/02/21(Mon)02:37 No. 48089
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I've thought about this for some time but you articulated it quite well.

I've just turned 21 and I'm attending university online. Because of media and adults around me I've always thought that being young (specifically a teenager) was synonymous with adventure. So when I was dissatisfied with my mundane life in elementary school I told myself "my life will start when I'm in middle school" and when I was in middle school I told myself "my life will really start in high school!" then once I graduated high school I told myself "I'll really start living in college!".

I'm 3/4 of the way through with my degree with no friends IRL, I've never been in a relationship, I've never rebelled against my parents, I've never held a job and I've never really taken a risk in my entire life. I'm still telling myself "I'm going to start living once I'm working and making money!". Is it all copium? I keep telling myself that life will eventually become exciting but it hasn't yet and I'm not sure it ever will.


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John Smith 22/02/21(Mon)05:49 No. 48090

>>48089
Adults are morally paradoxical. They always like to compare their childhood experiences to the younger generation.
The boomers/Gen Xers will compare your lack of adventures as a sign of "pussification". Yet, if you had an adventurous youth, they would call you rebellious/degenerate.


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John Smith 22/02/21(Mon)09:14 No. 48091

>>48089
100% of the people who just wait for their life to start eventually miss out on it. You have to make the decision yourself.


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John Smith 22/03/06(Sun)06:54 No. 48099
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>>48090

>The boomers/Gen Xers will compare your lack of adventures as a sign of "pussification".

You mean the millennials posing as members of those gens? Besides, you're literally replying to a millennial posing as a zoomer. I mean, come the fuck on, he tells on himself early on.

>Because of media and adults around me I've always thought that being young (specifically a teenager) was synonymous with adventure.

What the fuck media is he looking at? There ain't any media telling kids/teens anything, 'cause it's all meant for millennial wine aunts/neckbeards now. Kids are literally telling their kindergarten teachers GTA V is their favorite game. This is what I talk about when I mention boomerlennials. They know deep down they've wasted their lives being terminally online and are now beginning to feel the pain of realizing it. No one just "turned 21" and conveniently found an obscure fucking imageboard. Kids/teens these days go on my mother's fax machine and Twitter, maybe Reddit. No one younger than 30 gives a fuck about imageboards, which are basically Facebook for diet boomers to whine about muh kids n' sheeeeit.


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John Smith 22/03/06(Sun)11:44 No. 48101

>>48099
>wasted their lives being terminally online
heh

I think a lot of young people want someone to blame for the troubles of the world and they aim towards baby boomers cause they had it better.
I like imageboards cause I can post anonymously. I hate how most services on the internet require an account now. It's nice to just speak my mind without tying it to some form of authentication.


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John Smith 22/03/06(Sun)20:04 No. 48102

>>48101
>I think a lot of young people want someone to blame for the troubles of the world and they aim towards baby boomers cause they had it better.

It goes both ways.

Older people like to blame the youth for all the world's troubles as well because the elders cannot keep up anymore.

However, you must admit that society has been raising the age of adulthood on everything. Kids have had their basic right to interact with the world taken away because of compulsory schooling and helicopter parenting. How is 18-24 too young for marriage in the 21st century when people started working and marrying at 15-20?

How are teenagers too young for work in the 21st century when history has shown most of our famous craftsmen performed great feats before their 20th birthday?

We are seeing the maturity levels of all age groups drop in the past century.


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John Smith 22/03/06(Sun)20:13 No. 48104

>>48099
Btw I like the pic. Is it a lesbian love triangle?

Also:
>What the fuck media is he looking at? There ain't any media telling kids/teens anything, 'cause it's all meant for millennial wine aunts/neckbeards now. Kids are literally telling their kindergarten teachers GTA V is their favorite game. This is what I talk about when I mention boomerlennials. They know deep down they've wasted their lives being terminally online and are now beginning to feel the pain of realizing it. No one just "turned 21" and conveniently found an obscure fucking imageboard. Kids/teens these days go on my mother's fax machine and Twitter, maybe Reddit. No one younger than 30 gives a fuck about imageboards, which are basically Facebook for diet boomers to whine about muh kids n' sheeeeit.

It goes back to my post: midlife crisis is mostly based on the parental philosophy that youth is innocence.
That's why hebephobia is so prominent. Because the elders feel that the world was "stolen" from them by the younger generations.


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John Smith 22/03/09(Wed)00:05 No. 48107
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>>48101

>I think a lot of young people want someone to blame for the troubles of the world and they aim towards baby boomers cause they had it better.

Can you blame 'em? Shit, even the millennials had the nineties and noughties. What do young people today have? A bunch of millennial-centric reboots and reruns? I know it can be chalked up to personal failings but it legitmately just doesn't feel like there are that many opportunities left for careers and advancement for the kids of today. This generation grew up under the shadow of some major tragedies in their earliest days of life and since those have taken place, there is no one being a beacon of hope for tomorrow. Tell me which politicians are working with heavy foresight. Tell me where the initiatives for youth went. Tell me where the good tomorrow is. While personally I hold value in myself and the world that I can effect, this day and age has shown that not even the most powerful people in the world can effect even the smallest positive change. There will be no system that supports the elderly in the future. Birth rates are so low that millenials won't have enough doctors and care homes to maintain the aging masses. Young folks today will work themselves to death because there will be zero room for retirement. We're all going to have to care for our parents, and inflation and living costs are and have been outpacing my appreciable wage for quite some time. I don't see it stopping. I can barely support my household, let alone attempt to support my parents when they are too old to provide for themselves. I'll retire and head straight to the tomb and I've accepted that. But at least I've got a household. I lucked out. A lot of folks can't even say that.

>>48102

>It goes both ways. Older people like to blame the youth for all the world's troubles as well because the elders cannot keep up anymore.

At least the youth have a credible argument. Old timers have fuck all other than projection.

>We are seeing the maturity levels of all age groups drop in the past century.

That's quite true. It's why I mentioned wine moms and neckbeards, because all media is geared towards them now. There's no healthy medium anymore. Everything has to "own" X group, complain about Y, whatever. "Young adult" media is basically for boomerlennial women who can't get over high school Chads, like how a lot of old dudes write about the young girls they wish they could've fucked. Books are basically obsolete now among young people - there are studies showing high schoolers don't even read ever again after graduating. Video games? Underneath all the bullshit (DLC, online only, etc), there's the drama-hungry goofs that just ruin what little fun can be had. Suddenly, everything is WOKE, everyone is a BIGOT, blah blah blah. People don't know how to chill and have fun anymore. Everything has to revolve around a great Crusade, and if you don't agree, you're cast out. Everything and everyone is basically just going through the motions. When you're a mature adult, you want something a little more substantial than fucking wannabe Steven Universe cartoons or NIGGER KIKE TRANNY shitposting.

>>48104

>Btw I like the pic. Is it a lesbian love triangle?

It's actually the three daughters of King Lear, but I could see where you're coming from.

>That's why hebephobia is so prominent. Because the elders feel that the world was "stolen" from them by the younger generations.

And some of 'em pretend they're younger generations online, and it's not just that one anon who claimed he just turned 21 and yet found 7chan. At least if he posted on 4chan, I could see how someone would believe it, but 7chan? Come on, dude. Young folks use my mother's fax machine, they couldn't care less about millennial shit like imageboards. Anyways, I think you'll see it on Twitter, which is going to be so much worse when the blue checks have their midlife crises. I suspect ageism will be the next big thing as the current blue checks in media and academia get replaced by future zoomer blue checks. Twitter is going to be full of today’s blue checks but even more insufferable due to menopause hormones and the well known decline in happiness in middle age, as well as future zoomer blue checks who will be in an arms race for the most absurd and novel niche identities to get attention, jobs, funding, etc. Millennials will try to play catch up by larping as those identities once they get made up, but zoomers will be given priority in terms of hiring and exposure in media, academia and other industries as they will be the trailblazers of these new oppressed identities, causing an outpouring of millennial rage over not having the spotlight any more, leading to ever more intensely absurd identities being manufactured by millennials to compensate for their increasing invisibility and irrelevance due to age. I also predict that there will be trans-age people, mainly women (as aging will make a bigger difference to the attention they’re used to getting than it will for men), so don’t be surprised when forty five year old women come out as identifying as twenty two year olds and demand to be treated as such. Much like pronouns are mentioned in bios today, their bios will mention the year they identify as being born in. Hey, if Stefonknee can do it, why can't they? And, as it does today, the nonsense from Twitter will permeate other aspects of society, so it won’t be contained there. If you think it’s grim for millennials now, just you wait. It'd make for an interesting case study, y'know? The same generation that grew up on Attitude Era wrestling, Beavis and Butthead, and the bands on games like Brutal Legend suddenly decided they were going to out-boomer the boomers (the stereotypical ones) to the point of parody. I mean, what gives? How the fuck did the millennials end up like this? I know a lot of 'em, especially Kiwicels and other terminally online sorts, like to pretend millennials are innocent, it's all Gen Z, blah blah blah, but come the fuck on: incels? Millennials. SJWs? Millennials. Basically everything they pin on Gen Z is traced to millennials. Adam Lanza, Seung-Hui Cho, Brandon Tarrant and Elliot Rodger? All millennials; in fact, most spree shooters (sans Paddock) are millennials. Gen Z are just kids who will outgrow their cringy hot takes and laugh about it in a few years time, but it's millennials who literally think everything is problematic or degenerate, which is why every site they're on devolves into cunnyposting or cis white people bad lol.


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John Smith 22/03/09(Wed)05:02 No. 48108

>>48107
>It's actually the three daughters of King Lear, but I could see where you're coming from.


Lear done fucked up by disowning his youngest daughter. Luckily he made reparations just before his death.

Younger siblings are usually made the douches in fiction, but elder siblings are let off the hook for being bullies. Hell, in ancient society, the first born are always given the best chunk of the inheritance.


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John Smith 22/03/09(Wed)21:59 No. 48110

>>48107
The future looks fucking grim and I think that's why a lot of young people don't want to have kids. I think it's ridiculous to have your tubes tied at 22 but I can understand where they're coming from. The Earth is next door to fucked, what's it gonna be like in a hundred years? We're already pushing maximum capacity. The planet can't handle much more of us or what we bring with us.

Media is in a very dark place right now. There are very few content creators out there who haven't succumbed to the masses. There are a few out there, like pilotredsun or Sam Hyde. I haven't watched much of Sam's stuff but I think he's one of the few people out there making completely original content that isn't governed by what's "woke" and what isn't.


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John Smith 22/03/10(Thu)13:11 No. 48113

>>48110
>There are a few out there, like pilotredsun or Sam Hyde. I haven't watched much of Sam's stuff but I think he's one of the few people out there making completely original content that isn't governed by what's "woke" and what isn't.

Sam Hyde is succumbed to the "redpill" bullshit. Redpillism is mostly right-wing woke-ism.
Nothing but passive-aggressive armchair intellectuals whom have sexual fantasies of themselves being number-one public enemies of Big Brother just because their beliefs piss off neon-haired landwhales. They don't wanna speak up in meat space, so they give everyone hell online. Theyre just losers whom never had a well-adjusted teenage social life. Go on 8chan's doomer board or YouTube comment sections. Nothing but millennials and Zoomers whom are facing premature midlife crisis because they failed to recreate the teenage fantasy they never got to have.
They romanticised conflict as a virtue because they think it'll "purge the dross out of the master race."

>"Eeww anime PFP"
>"You must have no father, that's why you triggered lol"
>"She should be hung for race mixing"
>"Hard times makes strong men"

They think life is like a comic book or those superhero movies because that's all they have going for them.
The male hierarchy meme is especially annoying/hilarious.


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John Smith 22/03/10(Thu)13:28 No. 48114

>>48110
>The future looks fucking grim and I think that's why a lot of young people don't want to have kids. I think it's ridiculous to have your tubes tied at 22 but I can understand where they're coming from. The Earth is next door to fucked, what's it gonna be like in a hundred years? We're already pushing maximum capacity. The planet can't handle much more of us or what we bring with us.

That's why I'm an advocate for human neutering. Too many humans are marrying and procreating because they think they can have a piece of the American dream. Yet, the amount of resources we have to have to give EVERY HUMAN a piece of first world suburbia while require MULTIPLE EARTHS.

Neoliberalism and compulsory schooling is weakening the populace. We are seeing a loss of life skills in the adulthood years. All because parents think kids don't need any reason to have a social/industrial life outside of the house.
Parents think kids whom have a social life outside of the house are delinquents.
They don't train their kids for work nor for dating. They don't wanna do it because that means they have to take full responsibility for their kids' upbringing. So they dump them on the schools.
Imo, parents shouldn't be allowed full reign over their kids' lives as most have no practical skills to pass on. They'd sooner smother or neglect their offspring.
That's why families used to be clans. We had grandparents, uncles, and aunts helping out. Or the tribal elders.
There's a reason why we have the saying "It takes a village to raise a child."

Again, most of our contemporary social issues are due to the authoritarian policy of "youth is innocence". People think childhood and adulthood are separate spheres of reality, that once you become of age, you automatically poof into a functional being with no ties to the past. And that philosophy is wrong. More than ever, adults are completely influenced by their childhood. If the excessive nostalgia doesn't tell you, I don't know what will. Adulthood is dying. We are now seeing an era of post-pubescent trainwrecks.


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John Smith 22/03/10(Thu)17:03 No. 48117
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>>48113

>Nothing but millennials and Zoomers whom are facing premature midlife crisis because they failed to recreate the teenage fantasy they never got to have.

What's interesting is how anti-Semitic they are, but yet every single time they post about said fantasy, it looks ripped from Jewish produced Hollywood teen schlock, you know the ones. Look at pic related. See what I mean?


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John Smith 22/03/10(Thu)17:47 No. 48118
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>>48110

>The future looks fucking grim and I think that's why a lot of young people don't want to have kids. I think it's ridiculous to have your tubes tied at 22 but I can understand where they're coming from. The Earth is next door to fucked, what's it gonna be like in a hundred years?

This is why it really used to piss me off when older generations would say shit like "the new generation will figure it out." Figure WHAT OUT? What the fuck do you do when the planet is burning, the ice has melted, and all the animals are dead? Add that to a crippled job market, shitty home buying options and fucked political system and there's really not a great deal for the younger generation (who are also somehow mysteriously supposed to fix it all whilst also being lectured to about their gender identity, privilege and levels of wokeness) to look forward to. It's like, y'know those people who (despite being financially stable and physically able) ignore problems with their house's utilities, only ask for help when those problems become genuine emergencies, and then have the nerve to complain that nobody helped them earlier? Those generations are the societal equivalent to THAT. This is YOUR mess, Bill. YOU could've fixed it ages ago. But now that it's become unfixable, you've apparently decided it's not your problem anymore. So now these kids have to try to save your house from flooding, even though it's so broken-down, decayed, and dilapidated that it's honestly not worth the effort. It's why I get so frustrated when people say shit like how kids don't read anymore. Again, what should they be reading? The schlock of early peakers? Kids don't go outside anymore? They do, actually. Problem is, it's never good enough. Kids are damned if they do, damned if they don't.

>isn't governed by what's "woke" and what isn't.

It's not just that, it's that we all know the target audience is nostalgia-tard millennials. Let's be honest, what kid gives a fuck about He-Man, She-Ra, Beavis and Butthead, King of the Hill and Daria being rebooted? They can pretend the Daria reboot in particular will be about Gen Z (they've said this a few times) but did they forget Jodie, who it'll be about, was from a rich family? Most of Gen Z is poor as fuck. What kid is gonna relate to Jodie when she can just buy her way out of most problems; hell, in the original run, she did exactly that, cashing in on her family's wealth. What kid whose parents are living paycheck to paycheck is gonna look at this and go yeah, that's me, I really relate to this? There's nothing being made for anyone else, anon. Nothing. This has been a problem even before 2016 when the Trump/woke shit exploded. People bitch about Saints Row going "woke," but Saints Row was already ruined with the LOLSORANDUMB REDDIT HUMOR of 3 and 4. That's the real problem. Fallout 76 went woke 'cause they added non-binary raiders? Who cares? Fallout 3 killed the series with all the lore rape/typical Bethesda bullshit. "Woke" is just something amoral corpos came up with because they see the writing on the wall: sports, for example, was suffering declines in attendance and ratings LONG before Kaep kneeled. You can only see big markets win so many titles before you tune out. Milwaukee won? Who cares? In five years, Giannis will be in LA anyway. Of course the NBA is aiming for China - America's burnt out! The NBA is willing to look like goofs supporting the CCP solely because they need a revenue stream and refuse to actually make the NBA watchable again. It's a lot like how employers will just hire TFWs from the Philippines, etc rather than pay an honest wage for honest work. The "woke" shit is just token lip service - same with the NFL, where the judge who pardoned the cops who handed that naked boy to Dahmer is in the Packers' Hall of Fame. How woke is the NFL REALLY when that's still the case? And because folks are still tied up in "muh woke," they go to increasing levels of tryharding to counter it, hence all the shitposting. Like I said, when you're a mature adult, you want something more than an edgier pee pee poo poo skit.

>>48113

>They don't wanna speak up in meat space, so they give everyone hell online.

It's funny how they whine about virtue signalling, yet this is what they do: their very own version of it. I remember the Kiwi Farms thread on the trucker convoy in Ottawa - I swear, it was like reading rant after rant from Uncle Rico about how he could've won the big game. Like, I honestly wonder how these people function in real life. They try SO HARD to seem like they've above it all, like they're oh so better than everyone else. They even had Christians, despite Biblical condemnation of gossip (which is all lolcow culture is), preaching about how you need to forgive the NPCs or whatever. Heh, yeah, I'm sure Christians are gonna post on a site all about them niggerkiketrannies. Give me a fucking break. This is what I'm talking about. Everyone has to try so hard to seem like they're with it, dude. Look! I hate 'em niggers! I wish transwomen could spitroast those cis bitches! Blah blah fucking blah. It's the most performative shit imaginable too, because you know damn well they don't believe in this shit. They'd be dead in the ground if they started spouting this crap in meatspace. They say the left can't meme, but truth is, no one can! All the right can do is muh soyjacks and Pepes. And it's funny how "soyboy" is such a beloved insult, yet gossiping about literal nobodies on a site where the majority of users are fat white women shittalking other fat white women is somehow based and redpilled. How dare the trannies and their kike masters keep ME from showing off how much I like to act like a teenage girl in a high school bathroom online!

>They think life is like a comic book or those superhero movies because that's all they have going for them.

But of course, when WE do it, they'll tell you, it's based or some shit.

>The male hierarchy meme is especially annoying/hilarious.

And it's always the ugly males proposing it, I might add. Ever notice how apolitical attractive people are and how it's always ugly people who are at the head of every single grift? Vox Day, for example. Ever look at his mug? Forget SJWs, buddy, get some fucking Rogaine.

>>48114

>They don't wanna do it because that means they have to take full responsibility for their kids' upbringing. So they dump them on the schools. Imo, parents shouldn't be allowed full reign over their kids' lives as most have no practical skills to pass on. They'd sooner smother or neglect their offspring.

I remain fully convinced that this is the source for all these so called "problematic" groups (incels, femcels, SJWs, etc). After all, it all starts at home, as the saying goes, right? It would also explain the whole "normie" shit, because at their very core, "normie" is codeword for "I'm jealous and wish I had a stable family life."

The "incel problem" and the like is overrated sensationalist bullshit. "Incels" don't exist. It's just performative edgelording from broken people trying to get someone to notice they exist 'cause Mommy and Daddy didn't teach 'em anything. Same with "muh bluehairs" and the like. If you stripped away the politics and just focused on these folks on broken people, you'd solve the problem overnight. I'm not kidding. Give me the resources, and I'd make it happen.


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John Smith 22/03/10(Thu)17:52 No. 48119
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See, this is what I'm talking about. Notice all the buzzwords? That's just every social media platform too, not just 4chan. Ratio, valid, problematic, based, cringe, yikes; I want to just fucking vomit. I mean, feminist marriage? Come the fuck on. I see it all the time. Take 4chan, for example: it's full of people who care more about the discussion than the thing they're discussing. Nobody on /co/ watches cartoons; nobody on /v/ plays video games; nobody on /fit/ lifts weights; and it's pretty much a given that nobody on /pol/ engages in politics or reads political theory. These people's enjoyment of the site comes solely from being a part of the in-group, repeating the correct opinions, regurgitating the shibboleths, finding "subtle" ways to convey their bitterness and misanthropy to a crowd of people who are just as empty as they are. It all reminds me of this Roger Ebert quote:

>A lot of fans are basically fans of fandom itself. It's all about them. They have mastered the Star Wars or Star Trek universes or whatever, but their objects of veneration are useful mainly as a backdrop to their own devotion. Anyone who would camp out in a tent on the sidewalk for weeks in order to be first in line for a movie is more into camping on the sidewalk than movies. Extreme fandom may serve as a security blanket for the socially inept, who use its extreme structure as a substitute for social skills. If you are Luke Skywalker and she is Princess Leia, you already know what to say to each other, which is so much safer than having to ad lib it. Your fannish obsession is your beard. If you know absolutely all the trivia about your cubbyhole of pop culture, it saves you from having to know anything about anything else. That's why it's excruciatingly boring to talk to such people: They're always asking you questions they know the answer to.

And just like anyone who falls into this rabbit hole full of shit that is imageboards didn't have much going on in their lives, a lot of these types are much the same elsewhere online; I've met quite a few and they were all lonely, from a disfunctional family, poor, dropouts, no career prospects, few opportunities, plain shit at socializing, etc...You don't end up like this because you have things going on in your life. Successful folks use social media to boost their IRL image and clout, they don't use it to escape their depressing reality like permanently online dweebs do, and that's what >>48114 is talking about:

>They don't train their kids for work nor for dating. They don't wanna do it because that means they have to take full responsibility for their kids' upbringing. So they dump them on the schools.

>Imo, parents shouldn't be allowed full reign over their kids' lives as most have no practical skills to pass on. They'd sooner smother or neglect their offspring.

Make parents accountable, and surprise surprise, all these so called "sociocultural problems" disappear instantly.


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John Smith 22/03/10(Thu)18:48 No. 48121

>>48119
>Make parents accountable, and surprise surprise, all these so called "sociocultural problems" disappear instantly.


Don't get me wrong. Inceldom and these other issues are legit, but they're grossly exaggerated. Such folks have always existed in history but never as vocal or en masse as we have it now. Usually, such demographics having that large an influence usually is a sign of "le dying empire".


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John Smith 22/03/10(Thu)19:06 No. 48122

>>48118
Pic related.
Adults are incapable of seeing children and young adults as individuals.
Idk why but it goes back to my OP post. This is why whenever I hear an adult say "I wish I was a kid again" or laugh at kids whom desire the adult life, I often think that these people suck at adulting. They think that because there's no bills to pay in childhood that everything was better and innocent.
I especially get annoyed with these "Childhood is X, adulthood is Y" memes acting as if though the " 'harsh truths' of your favorite cartoon shows" somehow demonstrate the alleged dichotomy of children and adults.
This culture of childhood innocence is very recent and is mostly limited to certain areas in the West.
Unfortunately, adults have signed out of adulthood forever. They try to scare/shame children out of wanting to grow up.
Kids whom have a social life outside of the home are branded as delinquents.
Teen dating is now diagnosed as preliminary prostitution.
Teens nowadays act more like elementary schoolers than teens. College kids and businessmen act like frat boys .
The institution of adolescence along with PC culture has caused a remarkable 15-year maturity delay in the average human.
Soon, when AI hits the markers, most of these bots will be programmed to be nannies because Western society fucked itself over with liability laws.


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John Smith 22/03/10(Thu)20:48 No. 48123
48123

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>>48121

>Don't get me wrong. Inceldom and these other issues are legit, but they're grossly exaggerated.

You're right, they are grossly exaggerated, but that's my point. Also, they're not legit, and why?

>Such folks have always existed in history but never as vocal or en masse as we have it now. Usually, such demographics having that large an influence usually is a sign of "le dying empire".

Oh. please. We don't have as many as you think, nor do they have much influence. It's all media bullshit designed to scare you because they need a new scapegoat now that Muslims are off limits. Also, yes, such folks HAVE always existed, but they were routinely ignored instead of pandered to. You didn't pretend every other guy was "le incel!!!111" like people do nowadays. And let's be real, even if given the chance to live a meaningful life, "incels" would turn it down every single time. These are the folks who think JP is revolutionary 'cause he told 'em to clean their room, nevermind their moms having done so for ages. They would never live up to the standards they think everyone else should. It's all talk. It's like the anti-(COVID)-vaxxers who all got secretly vaxxed and pretend otherwise just to make a quick buck. If people just called out the grifters instead of trying to match them in dumbass hot takes, we'd get somewhere as a society.

>>48122

>I often think that these people suck at adulting. They think that because there's no bills to pay in childhood that everything was better and innocent.

And that's why they rage the fuck out when you call 'em out on it instead of just calling them an incel or SJW or whatever. They cannot handle the truth. A lot of it reminds me of pic related.

In the end, this generational melodrama is just silly and archaic, but it doesn't mean I can't have a laugh egging it on just to see boomerlennials squirm so hard. Like, dude, the wealth ain't trickling down just 'cause you're in your twenties yet sound like you're seventy. Pull yourself up by your bootstraps and get some fucking dignity.


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John Smith 22/03/10(Thu)22:26 No. 48125
48125

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>>48122

>Soon, when AI hits the markers, most of these bots will be programmed to be nannies because Western society fucked itself over with liability laws.

Will we even hit this point? By the time we get any real AI, we'd probably have already descended into total anarchy.


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John Smith 22/03/11(Fri)03:17 No. 48127

>>48123
>Oh. please. We don't have as many as you think, nor do they have much influence. It's all media bullshit designed to scare you because they need a new scapegoat now that Muslims are off limits. Also, yes, such folks HAVE always existed, but they were routinely ignored instead of pandered to. You didn't pretend every other guy was "le incel!!!111" like people do nowadays. And let's be real, even if given the chance to live a meaningful life, "incels" would turn it down every single time. These are the folks who think JP is revolutionary 'cause he told 'em to clean their room, nevermind their moms having done so for ages. They would never live up to the standards they think everyone else should. It's all talk. It's like the anti-(COVID)-vaxxers who all got secretly vaxxed and pretend otherwise just to make a quick buck. If people just called out the grifters instead of trying to match them in dumbass hot takes, we'd get somewhere as a society.

People are addicted to indignation.
That's why there's more info about mass shootings and presidential scandals than about empathetic landlords whom offer free tuition for the tenants kids.


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John Smith 22/03/13(Sun)22:12 No. 48130

>>48127

>People are addicted to indignation.

I remember reading a tweet about a black YA author who once said that she's scared of every white guy who she's alone with in an elevator, and I'm like bitch, please, you know damn well you don't believe that, but you've gotta get attention, right? Or the own the libs dorks who have to come up with "le based memes" like how conservative men are like lions compared to lib pussies; did they know that female lions do all the work? Again, it's all attention whoring. Mommy and Daddy didn't pay enough attention to them, so they have to come up with more and more insane ways to get it from everyone else. As I said, if we just called people out on their grifting instead of feeding it with giving them the responses they want, we'd get somewhere as a society. I thought people were supposed to grow up as they age, not stay suck in "ewww cooties" level takes about their peers.


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John Smith 22/03/18(Fri)07:41 No. 48136
48136

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>>48099
Believe it or not I've been using 4chan since I was 13, I found 7chan and 8chan when I was 16 just to see what other imageboards had to offer. Because 8chan kicked the bucket it's between /a/ and /g/ on 4chan nowadays and just like you said, I "conveniently found an obscure fucking imageboard" in the form of /eh/ on this site.

I'm 21 and I've been called a boomer for routinely lurking imageboards instead of literally any other social media platform. I prefer the culture here, people are more real, people are more funny, and I feel included.


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John Smith 22/03/18(Fri)07:49 No. 48137
48137

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>>48136
you're appreciated anon


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John Smith 22/03/18(Fri)11:08 No. 48138

>>48136
Tomoko stop being /a/ntisocial since ch80 (probably 2016) and people still use it 6 years later as if she still a female version of /a/
>was 13
Beat me by 3 years


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John Smith 22/03/18(Fri)17:02 No. 48139

>>48136
The problem with image boards is that most of the culture is around nostalgic fandom rather than just shooting the shit. It's just FaceBook for people whom think themselves too cool for FaceBook. Hell, alot of imageboard users have registration on Facebook.

I prefer 7chan because it's not snooty millennial manchildren stuck in pre-2010.


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John Smith 22/03/18(Fri)18:39 No. 48141

>>48139

>The problem with image boards is that most of the culture is around nostalgic fandom rather than just shooting the shit. It's just FaceBook for people whom think themselves too cool for FaceBook. Hell, alot of imageboard users have registration on Facebook.

Exactly. Like the Kiwi Farmers who whine about "effeminate soyboys" and yet congregate on a site predominantly used by fat white women to gossip about other fat white women because the admin's an insecure feeder fetishist and self-hating faggot.

>I prefer 7chan because it's not snooty millennial manchildren stuck in pre-2010.

Too bad that's the rest of the internet nowadays. There's no healthy medium. It's either "le woke" or "le based" snooty millennial manchildren, and they each have to come up with more and more lame hot takes on the other just to keep up appearances and it's cringeworthy. Cringe. Worthy.


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John Smith 22/03/19(Sat)00:21 No. 48149

>>48141
Postmodernism is the definition of teen angst/midlife crisis gone horribly wrong.

But, I think the reason why the contemporary world is so turmoiled is because of colonialism. When Europeans set out to conquer Asia, Africa and the Americas, they ushered in a new world of corporatism where ones enemies are no longer the tribe next door, but from overseas.
Job security used to be dependent on the local village. Thanks to colonialism, it's dependent on corporate offices overseas.
People wanna blame Boomers, Zoomers, leftism, women, feminism, secularism, etc, but I think it was colonialism that really made the world go to shit. The reason why most of our economic inequality affects brown people is because natives were swayed by gifts from white conquistadors.
Because of colonialism, corporations arose to make bank from raw minerals being processed into products, enslaving the masses making them sell out their family farms/shops for new conveniences and some profit.
Parents stopped passing off their trade skills onto their kids because schooling became "required" to pursue high scale jobs that they could only dream of.
Colonialism has brought the world together in misery.


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John Smith 22/03/19(Sat)10:28 No. 48150

I'm 35 years old and I'm just now actually realizing I'm no longer a teenager. I haven't done anything with my life since I graduated from high school. Literally nothing, no jobs, no car, no license, no savings, and not even really lived my life at all. I've mainly just sat in my room playing vidya, watching anime, and browsing the internet. With that mostly being imageboards since the late 2000s early 2010s. I lost my friends one by one after people started to swarm to social media. I used MySpace at one time but after that I refused to continue any further. More and more the friends I did have after high school no longer wanted to come "pick me up" to go do anything. My younger friends were the only ones who stuck around until they all turned 21. I would help them with some purchases for some extra money for my NEET ass. Other than that I used to be able to buy cheap collectibles from a few places until the prices became too crazy. (i.e.) Everyone knowing that Pokemon cards and other specific collectibles from the 80s/90s were suddenly HOT and worth a bit of money. I also used to buy and sell Yugioh decks at events when I'd travel with a group of fucks who started to turn on me because I didn't have a job. Despite it all I find it disgusting that people judged me for that. I wasn't bumming from them and if people came out of their way to "pick me up" or "give me a ride" then I'd usually compensate them through giving them something of value or even a few bucks for gas. They also hated the fact that I would bring my own food instead of paying for fast food to save a few dollars. Fuck people, maybe I shouldn't give a shit after all.


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John Smith 22/03/19(Sat)18:15 No. 48152

>>48150

>I'm 35 years old and I'm just now actually realizing I'm no longer a teenager. I haven't done anything with my life since I graduated from high school. Literally nothing, no jobs, no car, no license, no savings, and not even really lived my life at all.

This is the first step to recovery, but don't be too disheartened. You still have a lot of life to live. Don't let it get you down too much. But y'know, this bit I've quoted of your post is exactly how I'm sure most people who still cling to imageboards/Kiwi (and Lolcow) Farms probably are. Nobody sits around for hours a day shitposting about niggerkiketrannies if they've got a decent enough life (same if it's about cishetwhites or whatever).


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John Smith 22/04/10(Sun)08:20 No. 48156

>>48069
kn,mn.,m


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John Smith 22/04/13(Wed)23:24 No. 48157
48157

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I really think that most of this comes down to relatively simple issues of how we set up and manage space in our towns and neighborhoods. Most places in America just don't give kids the opportunity to explore and do random shit outside with other kids during their free time. The suburbs are built in a way that makes it so you have to be driven everywhere and there are more and more rules making it so you can't go to an empty lot and fight each other with sticks. If this generation grew up doing that sort of thing from age 6, they'd be way more respected and way more worthy of respect.

Missing out on this is what I am angry about more than anything else.


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John Smith 22/04/14(Thu)03:35 No. 48158

>>48157
It's not really that. It's more the fact that adults think children are comical relief whose only purpose is to amuse the elders to relieve them of worldly troubles. Kids whom show interest in money, sex, race, fashion, etc are seen as at risk.
Kids whom are cynical and love dark humor are labelled sociopaths.


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John Smith 22/04/14(Thu)03:45 No. 48159

>>48157
American urban planning was built around the automobile. Thanks to it, acres of land need to be destroyed to make asphalt for roads that aren't even used all the time, people have to buy oversized soda cans just to go to the convenience store.
An over sized tin can that needs thousands of dollars of maintenance every year.
I hear in other countries, the urban planning is more pedestrian-oriented, so people are more social and physically active.

Thank you Henry Ford.


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John Smith 22/04/14(Thu)05:04 No. 48160

>>48158
Really, that's your explanation?


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John Smith 22/04/14(Thu)21:34 No. 48161

>>48108

>Hell, in ancient society, the first born are always given the best chunk of the inheritance.

Not always. In a few places, the youngest are - hell, some places even had the youngest daughter getting the best chunk, whatever's left goes to her big sisters, and the boys get nada.


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John Smith 22/04/14(Thu)21:36 No. 48162

>>48149

Colonialism never ended. We ourselves live in a corporate dictatorship that has spent about the past century promoting “democracy” around the world, insisting that our form of government is the fastest route to modern society so they can raid the pension funds, privatize all major toll roads, airports and seaports in the world and corrupt the politicians.


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John Smith 22/04/14(Thu)23:57 No. 48164

>>48161
That's different. In terms for upper class, girls, especially the younger ones, are always given insurance. Boys are left to fend for themselves. Consequences of chivalry. Then men wonder why women have been so toxic for the past couple centuries.


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John Smith 22/04/15(Fri)00:01 No. 48165

>>48162
Not saying it ended. Just saying the source of all the modern world's problems.
And I mean modern as in the past five centuries.

But, I wish I could be an exotic Ara being with shotas colonizing my inner reaches.
Yes, don't stop.


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John Smith 22/04/15(Fri)01:12 No. 48166

>>48164
>Then men wonder why women have been so toxic for the past couple centuries
what?


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John Smith 22/04/15(Fri)04:36 No. 48167

>>48164

>girls, especially the younger ones, are always given insurance.

Girls are the future of any society...in the sense that they will give birth to the next generation of it. It makes sense they'd be given insurance - open any history book, they're usually the first targets of any invading force. Ain't their fault, not like they asked to be born. None of us did. As much as I shitpost about how millennials are just as bad as the boomers they scapegoat, I know that a lot of them are pretty fucking broken. It's why I keep saying not to feed 'em whenever they start cringeposting about (insert group here). If we really valued mental health, we wouldn't have turned incels and radfems and the like into literal memes.


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John Smith 22/04/15(Fri)15:35 No. 48168

>>48167
I've always said God made a mistake with Adam and Eve.
God should've made us androgynous hermaphrodites. Also, He should've made us independent of food, water, and sleep.
And most importantly, the need for kinship.
Humans are so inefficient, physically and psychologically.


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John Smith 22/04/21(Thu)08:31 No. 48178

I beg you - just get away from the young.. Are you out of 25? Welcome from here. Your place has been taken. Deal with it. They will take care of their own desires. I have a younger brother. He understood all the gadgets better than me, although I was older. Now he hooks chicks through the site - https://www.onenightfriend.com/ And he also does this more successfully than me .. Work? many whine that young people do not want to work .. But this is not entirely true .. They just do not want to spend a lot of effort and get something that is not enough for life (( That's why they go to Instagram)


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John Smith 22/04/21(Thu)22:55 No. 48179

>>48178
25 is still young. I dunno why this obsession with 25 as the new 35.
Brain development is a terrible metric of maturity.
Also, this post reeks of premature midlife crisis.


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John Smith 22/05/29(Sun)05:14 No. 48214

>>48157
I wonder how society now will feel about making schools compulsory with these mass shootings.
Have you ever noticed that school shootings only happen in suburbs? Never do you hear about inner-city schools getting this.
More than half the students are literal gangbangers and they bully and harass their peers and teachers. They bring guns in the school, yet never do they let loose in the school.
It's not just that. Alot of serial killers, child molesters, paraphiliacs, sociopaths, psychopaths, devil cults come from suburbs.


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John Smith 22/06/01(Wed)09:49 No. 48215

>>48214
A nigger just shot some people at his school last year... They immediately released him and hushed the story but still, it happens in every school


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John Smith 22/06/02(Thu)00:25 No. 48218

>>48215
Once again, the radical right is here to shit up the parade. Was pol/ closed down?


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John Smith 22/06/06(Mon)10:05 No. 48228

>>48218
Yes


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John Smith 22/06/10(Fri)09:06 No. 48230

>>48218

>Once again, the radical right is here to shit up the parade.

You mean the performative right. Ever notice how /pol/fags always have scantily clad 3d women's pictures attached to every post, no matter how irrelevant to the actual topic? It's almost like they're self-hating coomers or something. It's almost like, get this now, they're only pretending to be retarded because actually having a personality is too hard. They already have it hard enough with adulting as it is, though, so I guess I can't blame 'em TOO much.


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John Smith 22/06/10(Fri)19:10 No. 48231

>>48230
>performative right.
>Post-boomer

Uhh yea. Right wing politics for Gen X/Y/Z is "performative".
Pfft.
Nothing but hikkimori.
The real right would reject them, probably turn them into biofuel.


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John Smith 22/06/10(Fri)20:01 No. 48232

>>48231

>Right wing politics for Gen X/Y/Z is "performative".

Left AND right politics for (the vast majority of) them is. And the real left/right would have 'em all purged for it, too. Commissar Jamal and Commander Cletus would be filming a sequel to the Serbia Strong video with 'em hanging as the backdrop.


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John Smith 22/07/24(Sun)07:46 No. 48271
48271

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sees word "annoy" in op. okay, it's plural, posessive, whatever.
scuse me, izwat /em/ means anyway. what board is i on?
rnb where


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John Smith 22/07/24(Sun)07:48 No. 48272
48272

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>>48271
ert.
not em..
meant to say eh.
typing and beer don't mix


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John Smith 22/07/30(Sat)07:26 No. 48277

>>48271
Hello, hosers.


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John Smith 22/09/09(Fri)01:28 No. 48316

>>48067
i don't think anyone is actually saying that people 18-24 shouldn't be considered adults, I've literally never heard that


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John Smith 22/09/12(Mon)07:03 No. 48322

>>48316
I’ll say it for you.
Anyone under 27 is a child. At 27, you can fuck 55yo’s if you want to, and no one can say jack, bc you’re an adult and can do what you want. Under 27, everyone knows you’re still an idiot.


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John Smith 22/09/12(Mon)17:20 No. 48323

>>48322
OMG this
you're close though. aoc should be 35


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John Smith 22/09/12(Mon)17:21 No. 48324
48324

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forgot avvy


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John Smith 22/09/13(Tue)02:13 No. 48325

>>48322
>>48323
That's where youe wrong. If youre housing brain development as a metric of maturity yo will fail.
People over 25 are even more neurotic than thoeuner 25, especially nowadays. How may people at 35-45 are still as clueless as their teenage selves?

Spending your thirties in shitty relationships not knowing how to cook, clean or do simple math without calculator is common. People are spending their thirties and forties having kids out of wedlock, dressing up like juvenile delinquents and obsessing over kiddie shows.

If you want an age number for adulthood, 27-35 is too low. I say 80.


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John Smith 22/09/13(Tue)02:57 No. 48326

>>48325
>Over 25
Neurotic and paranoid
>Under 25
Cutthroat and psychopathic


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John Smith 22/09/13(Tue)04:31 No. 48327

>>48326
More the other way around. I tire of people assuming youth is automatic delinquency. Have you seen how middle aged and elderly folks are?


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John Smith 22/09/14(Wed)02:12 No. 48330

>>48325
The mark of a man is having emotional maturity. Also not caring what other people really think about you.



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