It was not so long ago when people used to assume that future generations would automatically be better off than the current one, the only question being by how much. In the recent months, people have been feeling increasingly uncomfortable as their conventional notion of the life cycle is being questioned by those who are much younger than them.

Children are angry at adults because they believe past and current economic activities have been and are still being conducted at the expense of future generations, thus making children worse off than their parents and grandparents.

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