Today, Explained

Ok boomer

25:28 | Nov 22nd, 2019

4 recommendations

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phocks recommended:Dec 28th, 2020

Nice one. Made me look back at my former self and realise how wrong I was about so many things, but also how sure I was about how right I was. Maybe that will happen again. Who knows?

I thought this episode was:

🛀 Relaxing
🤔 Thought-provoking

jennx recommended:Dec 21st, 2020

Interesting how the root of “kids these days” come from a fundamental memory problem known as presentism

I thought this episode was:

😂 Funny
🤓 Insightful

mm recommended:Dec 20th, 2020

Good etymology lesson of where the phrase “OK Boomer” originated and the sentiments towards it.

I thought this episode was:

💡 Educational

fiercefab recommended:Nov 26th, 2019

A good-humoured episode that builds up to some timeless wisdom. “Young people become old people. Old people used to be young people. We should have some empathy and realize that there’s a developmental trajectory to being a human. Sometimes, when you’re yelling at the past or at the future, you’r...Show More

mmNov 26th, 2019

Such a great quote.

dannyDec 1st, 2019

👌🏾 @mm @fiercefab. Wisdom + kindness in that quote.

swittersDec 27th, 2020

Wanted to leave a recommendation just to reference that paragraph -- thanks!