Organization Kid Response

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Martin 1 Andrew Martin Pledge: Thoughts on The Organization Kid David Brooks mischaracterized the nature of modern college students. He paints a picture of the modern student as a hard-working, over-achieving youth, too busy to discuss ideas, to have friendships, or to have relationships. This simply is not true. Brooks misinterprets modern college culture and chose a poor sample group to represent a generation. He criticizes the modern generation for being overly studious and for not protesting authority, which are neither true in the general population nor are they reasons for scorn. He fails to realize his theories on college culture are untrue, but also fails to see that if they were, my generation is doing exactly what he preaches: asserting themselves in their own way. For most of the article, Brooks too broadly applies his ideas to college students, which was the main focus of his article. Brooks’ characterizes the modern college student as being too busy to maintain friendships without making appointments, too busy to be concerned with politics and the news,
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