by Annie Perets
THE topic of 'hopeless millennials' has been creeping into headlines of late, focusing on the things that today's generation of young Australians can't do from too much online time.
I say... stuff that.
With every new era, there are its advantages and disadvantages.
Is Australia's future in the hands of a lazy generation?
They didn't have internet in the Middle Ages, but dying from the plague and sharing a sponge stick with others (for, umm, toilet things) wouldn't have been fun either.
I'd take Netflix, thanks.
Right now is the first time in history basically anyone can get a location- independent job. The opportunities are limitless.
Balance is key - that might just be the major obstacle of this time period.
And there are certainly plenty of young people doing awesome things.
Did you know that this year's Coalfest Princess Greta Stephensen won a scholarship in science and recently spent two weeks in the United States?
Handing in the money was a great demonstration of honesty and integrity.
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