Generation Gap: Causes And Differences

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Unlike all creatures, people are different in personality, traits, or behavior. Differences may lead people into a lot of things maybe completing each other and connecting thoughts and ideas. Maybe it can lead to problems or gaps between generations. Generation gap may be described as the differences in actions, beliefs, way of perceiving objects, conflicts, and way of thinking between individuals. Lack of communication or understanding and misunderstanding may cause changes in humans’ behaviors. Moreover, the accelerating rate of change in society and developing more options, devices, and social communication between regions, cultures, or countries that was happening in the 20th and 21st centuries has affected individual’s lifestyles…show more content…
The gap can create some sort of misunderstanding that will definitely change humans’ behaviors towards each other and on the extreme may cause negative thoughts and beliefs that can affect people’s decisions to violence or may be crimes. Moreover, realizing the reality that there is a problem before the problem makes countries realize the reality helps more in solving the problem faster and easier. Parents and children have to be not only opened to understand each other’s desires and needs, but also respect and collaborate with them and understand the environment that he or she needs in order to achieve the goals that he or she dreams to accomplish. Parents also may create for their children a place that preferable to do their stuff in, for example computer labs or places that helps children to be innovative and creative. Courses have to be done in order to illustrate the different ways that people can perceive anything especially perceiving the start of the problems. Parents and children have to learn how to see the different perspectives and angles of the problem and how would they react and start on solving this situation or…show more content…
Each generation is attributed or characterized by certain skills or may be traits for example generation y is attributed to technology so whenever research or a project has to be done they blindly or mainly concerned about the help of technology by any mean (computers, internet, cellphones,…etc.). However, the baby boomers generation is attributed to hard work and self-dependence because their previous generation did not have any sort of technology, but they had invented kinds of technology like the television and they also had the work experience and skills that are suitable to do any job. Bridging the gap between the two generations is the best solution that can help in reducing the miscommunication and misunderstanding that may happen between them. The idea is first to identify each generation’s specific characteristics or attribution, then the action that has to be taken which is to share, connect, and relate them together with each other. For example generation y and the baby boomers generation meet together and discuss the strengths of one’s to the other. Moreover, spending more time with each other will conduct more experiences in each generation from the other
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