Hearing boomers complain about millennials rejecting market orthodoxy and have no desire to be billionaires has a tinge of parents expressing disappointment when their young child stops believing in Santa Claus

I don't just mean that because the invisible hand of the free market, 'deserving' and 'undeserving' people being a hoax, but there's this element of perceived disenchantment and loss of innocence to it

like, the rejection of ultra-rich aspirations is tantamount to a rejection of aspiration altogether


possibly where some of that anger/frustration comes from, in a deeper sense

(and probably the same point where conservatives start saying that Marxism, socialism, etc. is fatalistic)

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