MILLENNIALS. Deserving or not, millennials have oftentimes been placed into a box and labeled. This article juxtaposes the average millennial between their good and not so good traits:
Ambitious but lazy
Hyper-connected but self-obsessed
Non-conformist but materialistic
Hard to motivate but more engaged
And there are other labels as well — couch potatoes, easily distracted, impatient, not easy to please, and I could keep going…
Before we write them off as being more interested in their social life than what is going on in the world around them, look again.
These past few days, the Filipino millennials have began redeeming themselves. Far from being the politically apathetic generation that my generation has viewed them to be, these “couch potatoes” are getting out and pouring into the streets of the metros.