A new study purports to find that college kids "are about 40 percent lower in empathy" than students 20-30 years ago. The study press release blames all the usual suspects (technology, "information"), but what's really destroying the youth?
Times have changed: in my day, the consequences of taking a car on a joyride because you don't want to attend church were a lot more Biblical than a trip to NYC, national TV exposure and four days without videogames.
Tired of the slinky, Bratz-esque fashions that have been shoved upon them over the past decade or so, tweens are finally moving back toward fashionable but age-appropriate clothing. The reasons: Hannah Montana and parental approval.