“The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.” — Sigmund Freud
Freud sure had that right!! However, I am not sure how “civilized” society is today.
Amy, you must understand that every new generation holds an unspoken disdain for the generation that came before. My father himself predicted that with every new generation would come an unprecedented level of disrespect, hence the slow and steady decline and decay of society as we know it.
More about this topic here: Generation Gap