There’s no smoking gun answer for this, it’s a multitude of social changes converging at once. What’s going on with our generation isn’t anything special, this has happened in countless other generations. Below you’ll find a few reasons and of course, I could be way off base, so the following is just my opinion. I’ll start with the Unabomber.
We are being forced to define our own lives, and it’s pretty damn tough to do.
The following is from Peter Thiels Zero To One.
Most people act as if there were no secrets left to find. An extreme representative of this view is Ted Kaczynski, infamously known as the Unabomber. Kaczynski was a child prodigy who enrolled at Harvard at 16. He went on to get a PhD in math and become a professor at UC Berkeley. But you’ve only ever heard of him because of the 17‐year terror campaign he waged with pipe bombs against professors, technologists, and businesspeople.[Read more…] about Why is our generation so unhappy?