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theadvancedapes  ·  3159 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Why People Under 35 Are Unhappy

I would say I am unhappy and angry because of the above (i.e. inequality and exclusive hierarchy). When you try to make something of yourself under the naive assumption that you live in an inclusive society that rewards ambitious and initiative, and then discover that this is all a mirage... it can be disorienting and a long process to re-discover who you want to be as an adult, and how it is you want to engage with society. Most of the time I just want to hide in a forest and wait for the Singularity.

But yes, I am channeling my anger and unhappiness in a productive direction - or starting to. I want to identify the ways that we can actually break out of the contemporary order. I agree that the opportunity for real change is high, and another world is possible.