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Interesting piece on the generosity of Millennials.
We know that millennials are different. They’re not working the same way as their parents. They aren’t marrying in the same way. And they aren’t motivated by work to give to charity or volunteer.
But that doesn’t mean they’re more selfish than their parents, according to a new report.
While previous generations may have been motivated to volunteer or donate by their companies, millennials are much more likely to be influenced by their peers than by their supervisors, 65 percent to 44 percent. And only 11 percent had their donation deducted from their paycheck, a method that for older generations was often considered the standard way to give at the office.
Between now and next Tuesday, the Supreme Court will rule on the legality of same-sex marriage. The Court will most likely make same-sex marriage legal throughout the country. The question everyone is asking, Christian or not, is, “Now what?”
The data suggests that the public is on solid empirical ground in its judgment that the legalization of same-sex marriage is inevitable. The chart below, which plots a single data point per age for Americans between the ages of 18 and 90, demonstrates that there is a linear relationship between age and support for same-sex marriage. For example, 73 percent of 20-year-olds support same-sex marriage, twice the number (36 percent) of 80-year-olds who support it.
What do Millennials think about foreign policy? Nothing surprising, but it’s interesting regardless.
Earlier this year, the millennial generation (those born roughly between 1980 and 1997) overtook the baby boomers as the largest generation of Americans alive today. As such, they are poised to have a big impact on the 2016 elections, and the oldest millennials, now 35, are starting to occupy important leadership positions in the private and public sector.
In our recent study, published by the Cato Institute and based on an analysis of a wide range of polling data, we find that millennials share a distinct set of foreign policy attitudes, compared with their elders. They view the world as less threatening, are more supportive of international cooperation and diplomacy, and are far more averse to the use of military force.
The Kindle Deal for today is a great one. I’m reading this text book for my Christian ethics class right now. Helpful explanation of how Christians do ethics.