May 3rd, 2013
Why the Millennials Idealize the Beat Generation
There is no wonder that the Beats appeal to us. They spent their entire lives living out their twenties, being in control of themselves. In many ways, what the Millennials need to do is embody the freedom of the Beats. Where the danger lies — Marx’s historical farce — is in over-romanticizing them. There is no doubt that this farce is found in the Hipsters of our time.