Gen Y Chronicles Podcast

GenYChron Ep. 0003 – The sensitivity epidemic in the Western world - Gen Y Chronicles Podcast



Show summary On this podcast episode we explore what’s causing the sensitivity epidemic: political correctness run amok, micro aggressions, helicopter parenting, trigger warnings, Scent Free Around Me, censorship at universities, safe spaces, etc. We live in a society where we have to constantly walk on egg shells or risk being labelled a social pariah. Let’s dive deep into the root causes and get to the bottom of it (or at least try to grasp the “what” and the “why”). Show notes 0:25 - Jordan Peterson, Joe Rogan and Simon Sinek 1:10 - The generation line-up 2:40 - Millennials... Are we entitled? 3:50 - The root issue and parenting methods 5:25 - Jordan Peterson’s theory about helicopter parenting (YouTube link) 8:40 - Shrinking families 9:50 - The helicopter parenting epidemic and safe spaces 11:00 - Safe spaces, micro aggressions and trigger warnings 12:10 - Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying (Joe Rogan Experience #1081 - Bret Weinstein & Heather Heying) 13:00 - The university culture in Europe (Aus