Generation Y Essay

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Technology is a big deal that our generation faces. Everything we do is traced back to some sort of technology. Marina Keegan is a thriving young adult who is not afraid to say what is on her mind. It is an important trait to have in a world like ours. She once said, “Suddenly and totally, we’re threaded together in a network so terrifyingly colossal that we can finally see our terrifyingly tiny place in it. But we’re all individuals” An issue our generation has is that we are so big headed. We believe we can do anything… but in the least amount of motivation to do. However, Marina Keegan makes an impactful statement clearing us in that in reality, we are a tiny little speck living in a huge world…if we want to do anything we cannot keep hiding behind someone we are not. Our whole life we are constantly told by our parents and teachers that we can do anything we put our mind to. I believe that statement to an extent, however, we do the least minimal work to get to that want. My grandpa once told me one of the most impactful things I have ever taken to heart. He truly believes, and now so do I, that the most success we will have in our lives is all based on how much effort we put into our goals and dreams. But, I believe that the internet has given us this false idea of success. Day to day we see the internet giving us false hope. Marina Keegan says, “I blame the Internet. Its inconsiderate inclusion of everything. Success is transparent and accessible, hanging down where it can tease but not touch us”, which I agree with her fully. The Internet truly does make us believe that success comes easy. The only thing the Internet has done for our generation is explode our way communicating around the world at a whole new level. But, with all this fuel to out due one another, why can’t we take that energy and put it into something worth working for? Education is

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