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User Review  - spk27 - LibraryThing

I am so tired of sensationalist, chicken little, sky is falling books like this. According to the author,Mark Bauerlein, the internet is making young people ignorant about just about anything, and ... Read full review

Review: The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future (or, Don't Trust Anyone Under 30)

User Review  - CZuke39 - Goodreads

This book reads like one giant citation after another, over and over and over. Although I fall into the demographic he chose to attack I can't say I disagree with his thesis. Unlike most of the ... Read full review

Review: The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future (or, Don't Trust Anyone Under 30)

User Review  - John - Goodreads

Plenty of data but lacking interpretation a significant set of conclusions. As I read, I felt berated and belittled. There must be an element of positivity in there somewhere, but I couldn't see it. Read full review

Review: The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future (Or, Don't Trust Anyone Under 30)

User Review  - Ian Zimmerman - Goodreads

A bitter, old man laments about the stupidity of the current generation. He shrieks about how the current generation performed worse answering trivia questions about geography, history, and classical ... Read full review

Review: The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future (or, Don't Trust Anyone Under 30)

User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

Can be summed up in a few words: 'kids these days!' I expected a bit of that, to be fair. What I didn't expect was that the book would be one long polemic on that theme, with no ideas on what to do to ... Read full review

Review: The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future (Or, Don't Trust Anyone Under 30)

User Review  - Matthew Ciarvella - Goodreads

"Kids today! They've been ruined by Dungeons & Dragons, comic books, rock music, not working in the steel mill for sixteen hours a day, computers and technology!" I was going to tell you all the ... Read full review

Review: The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future (Or, Don't Trust Anyone Under 30)

User Review  - Scot McAtee - Goodreads

This author made me angry. He cited lots and lots of statistics, which can always be interpreted differently by anyone for any reason. While I would agree with a fair number of the generalized ... Read full review

Review: The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future (Or, Don't Trust Anyone Under 30)

User Review  - Lining - Goodreads

Okay, so... I feel horribly insulted. I mean, seriously. Are you saying that ALL young people today are dumb? That's pretentious and arrogant. Excuse me, but I don't spend all my time on social ... Read full review


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