The View From 1776
Thursday, January 31, 2008
Juvenocracy and the Decline of the Family
Emphasis on the baby part of the Baby-Boomer college anarchists has given us a self-centered and infantile nation that has fallen into social and political disrepair. The only question is how far down the road to hell we have fallen, and whether we can regain solid ground.
Kay Hymowitz’s recent article in City Journal paints a dispiriting picture of America’s young men as hedonistic, selfish loners unwilling to assume the commitment and responsibility of marriage and raising children.
Not so long ago, the average mid-twentysomething had achieved most of adulthood