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in the same way no one was ever a hipster, and but everyone hated hipsters who were always the people who were "slightly more trendy and annoying than you", so too we now have the zeitgeist idea of the boomer. Someone who is "slightly more to blame for the destruction of the world than you"

@mxsiege Doesn’t it always kinda work this way? “Hippie” was coined by Herb Cain, a San Francisco journalist, to describe people who were not him, who he was annoyed by. And at least when I was in a goth crowd, self identifying as “goth” was the supreme uncool move. Only other people are these things — people we look down on.

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