on "an alarming trend among baby boomers, whose suicide rates shot up precipitously between 1999 and 2010" — Boomer Suicide
. While his tone is far harsher than need be, the fellow GenXer makes a valid point:
Why? The journalist obviously is not an American of Generation X. The generation that has had to put up with the vagaries of the Baby Boomers for literally its entire existence knows very well why they are killing themselves at an unusually high rate. It is because Baby Boomers are disproportionately inclined to be narcissistic, selfish, short-sighted, superficial bastards who don't give a damn about anything except themselves, and they are psychologically incapable of grasping the basic concepts of mortality or graceful old age.
Labels: America the Beautiful, Decline and Fall, The Culture of Death