Judgments & Prophecies, Dec. 27, 1954

THE YOUNGER GENERATION: NO REBELS THEY

EDWARD GANG, 26, in the Oxford undergraduate magazine COUTH:

THIS is not the Age of Anxiety. What distinguishes the comfortable young men of today from the uncomfortable young men of the last hundred years is that for once the younger generation is not in revolt against anything. We don't want to rebel against our elders. They are much too nice to be rebellable-agamst. Old revolutionaries as they are they get rather cross with us and tell us we are stuffy and prudish, but even this can't provoke us into hostility. Our fathers brought us up to...

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