Grim Tidings
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Grim Tidings

A Toast to Generation X

To the forsaken, cynical inbetweeners

Photo of Kurt Cobain, by bswise, from Flickr

Yours is the unsung era, Generation X, and you’re perhaps the last honourable breed.

The newsfeeds spin their narratives of Manichean conflict, so you can only slip between the Boomer Scylla and the Charybdis of the Millennials and of Gen Z who grew up when the internet and smartphones were ubiquitous.

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Benjamin Cain

Benjamin Cain

Knowledge condemns. Art redeems. I learned that as an artistic writer who did a doctorate in philosophy. We should try to see the dark comedy in all things.