Like you, probably, all of my feeds exploded with this article from the Wall Street Journal yesterday morning.
To begin with, I did find it poorly-phrased, condescending, and clothed in old-lady language (for the lack of a better term). But I didn’t find it offensive, demeaning, or illogical in the same way many of my contemporaries have been expressing. In fact, I found the logic really similar to Meg Jay’s “Why 30 is not the new 20” TED talk and the prologue of this This American Life story that have been lauded or laughed at by people with the same values as those so fervently deriding this piece. I’d like to explain why. Continue reading “Devil’s Advocate.”