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December 05, 2017

Delicate Snowflakes: Please Don't Call Us "Snowflakes." It Damages Our Mental Health.

You're kidding me, right?

Being called a "snowflake" is damaging to mental health, young people say. Figures show that the majority of young people think the term is unfair - and even more think it could have a negative effect of its own.

The "snowflake generation" is a disparaging term now commonly used to refer to young people, who are perceived to be over-sensitive and intolerant of disagreement.

But research by insurance firm Aviva found that 72 per cent of 16-24 year-olds think the term is unfairly applied, while 74 per cent think it could have a negative effect on young people's mental health.

The figures also show that young people are more likely to have experienced stress, anxiety and depression in the last year.

Almost half of adults between 16 and 24 said they had experienced stress or anxiety, compared to just over a third of all UK adults.

Young adults were also more likely to be uncomfortable talking about a mental health problem, with one in three saying this compared to 27 per cent of all adults.

13 per cent also said they were experiencing a problem but had not sought help, compared to seven per cent of all adults.

How about "Generation Sissy"? How's that grab you, neurotic histrionic headcase pussies?

By the way, it's obviously not just young people. Progressives tend to imitate the young -- you know, the young are famously wise and sound in judgment -- and older progressives, who were already neurotic and mentally unbalanced, are now parading around their mental problems instead of trying to conceal them.

For example: this woman may not be "old" exactly, but she is too old to pretend to be young:



Even worse is the definitely old lily-white mayor of New Brighton, MN, who does her best impersonation of a neurotic tween girl with raging and sudden hormonal surges when her claim that all white people have "white privilege" is challenged.


Small Dead Animals notes the Social Justice Warrior playbook, beginning with random accusations and ending with neurotic and hyperemotional performative outrage. And points out that this lunatic mayor, Val Johnson, executes that playbook perfectly.

From Instapundit. I don't want to oversell it but it is a must-read and must-watch.


Open thread. Be young at heart, not young at brain and emotional self-control. I think that's what I'm trying to say.

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