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Culture Wars (Third Turning, 1984-2005?), which opened with triumphant “Morning in America” individualism, has thus far drifted toward pessimism.  Personal confidence remains high, and few national problems demand immediate action.  But the public reflects darkly on growing violence and incivility, widening inequality, pervasive distrust of institutions and leaders, and a debased popular culture.  People fear that the national consensus is splitting into competing “values” camps.

    Silent entering elderhood

    Boomers entering midlife

    13ers entering young adulthood

    Millennials entering childhood

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