• GigglyBobble
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      234 months ago

      I think it’s alpha but α is annoying to write (outside Greece at least).

      But yeah, grouping people in generations isn’t really explaining much beyond “people of different ages view this new situation differently”. I think it’s a very American thing. We don’t care as much about generations in Europe and hardly ever name them.

      • @[email protected]
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        184 months ago

        Yeah it’s a strange, obviously inaccurate consolidation of millions of people, as if they all share a personality.

        Pretty useless and somewhat demeaning trend.

      • @impudentmortal
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        74 months ago

        In the case of this post, I’d say it’s more a fact that the early seasons of The Simpsons are 20-30 years old rather than different generations have different perspectives. Gen alpha will not be exposed to those seasons unless it’s by someone older.

      • @[email protected]
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        34 months ago

        The capital letter alpha also happens to look the same as Latin and Cyrillic A, so the all-caps text is still good enough