sexta-feira, 14 de setembro de 2007

Os "kidults"

Depois de uma interessante abordagem deste fenómeno social na Pública de há umas semanas, eis outro artigo a falar no mesmo: somos jovens até mais tarde. Este artigo da CNN fala dos trintões e quarentões que cada vez mais vão enchendo os festivais. Entre outras notas de interesse na peça, eis alguns destaques:
The trend has unsettled social norms that dictate a child must rebel against their parents. Will the next generation of children be arch-conservatives?

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But festivals are a lot of fun, and just because you're getting older doesn't mean you aren't entitled to have fun. Plus, the 30-somethings that now having children grew up during the rave scene in the late 80s and 90s that popularized mass gatherings in fields. They had so much fun then they think, "why give it up?"