Year: 2002 Source: Christian Century, (March 13-20 2002), p.5 SIEC No: 20060194

The anonymous author of this brief article asserts that it may be harder to grow up now than it was in previous generations. The deprivations that today’s youth face, for example, little adult involvement in their lives & empty autonomy at an early age, lead to the development of subtle or not so subtle nihilistic messages. Suicide rates may indicate that these messages are being heard all too clearly.