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Sorry I haven't been alive as long as you, not much I can do about it I'm afraid.
never resent the young for anything?
Have we really had the chance to yet? They did get two world wars and all...
Time to start the 2nd British Empire then! Who's with me?
If Britain sorts itself out first.
i like to get out on the underground in germany. it has a massive propaganda picture of hitler on the front.
the old people look like they want to hit me. i pretend to be intellectual.
the wage system displays this - children are regularly paid less than adults, and the employer's right to do this is protected by law.
this is ageist by definition.
shopping i h&m these days. and i'm 20.
19 will be ok i suppose. but then id like to stay that way, and shop in h&m
20 seems pretty alright thus far
It seems common practise to be able to sit there and say 'I fucking hate old people', while its still out of order to slag off other social groups.
Ie. "some dickhead old bastard called me a fool today" is fine, whereas "some dickhead shit-stabber called me a fool today" isn't.
Drawing attention to someone's age when being negative towards them tars much more people with one nasty brush than it would if you talked about their sexuality.
Its because in the past, people have been persecuted on the grounds of it, like race and religion. That's why they're much more sensitve areas than age or hair colour.
being a teenager is rubbish because it seems like to everyone else in the universe, teenagers are foul people by default.
this pisses me off because I don't think I'm foul, yet I have people tut at me and walk into me and act like I'm not there, that's not ok!