Is "OK, Boomer" Ageism?

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OK Boomer is a response to the frustration of millennial's and Gen Z around the world response to the Boomers that are critiquing their cultures. Boomers always have a problem with our generation for being lazy, but are never progressive and are some of the people who are stubborn to change. The Boomers always complain, and this is a response with another insults. I think it is ageism, but ageism is the dumbest form of discrimination humanly possible. 

Boomers have not helped this country in policies of trying to progress an evolving society and have been detrimental. I say to those people who have prevented the rights of LGBTQ+, insult Gen Z and millennial's

OK BOOMER

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I'll accept its usage so far as it's proportionate. If they berate millennials (and, soon enough, Gen Z) for underperforming in the adult world without recognizing how ridiculously easy it was in their day compared to now, then they deserve contempt. Otherwise...
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It is ageism. You are insulting people based on age. No matter of excuses change that.

It is like you pretty much made excuses for the n-word. In that scenario like this one you are insulting people based on things they can't change but maybe you don't care about that. N-word is racist. OK boomer is ageist. 



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I did say it was ageism, but the question is for me do you ageism is a legitimate and serious form of discrimination? 

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Misread what you said. 
but the question is for me do you ageism is a legitimate and serious form of discrimination? 
Depends on what we are comparing it too.
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ok zoomer!!!!
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It is like you pretty much made excuses for the n-word. In that scenario like this one you are insulting people based on things they can't change but maybe you don't care about that. N-word is racist. OK boomer is ageist. 


I see it warn’t no use wasting words—you can’t learn a nigger to argue. So I quit.

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Dropping a n-word bomb with a hard R doesn't help your case either
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its for omar in response to this ridiculous quote-

No matter of excuses change that.

It is like you pretty much made excuses for the n-word.

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They learn.
You teach.

And ageism is par for the course.
As it ever was and always will be.

One chooses to ignore or not.
Just as one chooses to be offended or not.
Variations in data processing, that's all.

Is N now the N-letter.?
Process that and output if you choose to.
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I see it warn’t no use wasting words—you can’t learn a nigger to argue. So I quit.
Please read what you say before creating it. Me not saying the complete word discredits what I say? No it doesn't and you haven't demonstrated how it is the case.

If you do quit. Good riddance because the less Spammer Franklin is around the more intelligent everyone else looks. 

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Am I racist for saying that?
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Nice..uh poem?
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'Okay Boomer' is about their naked hedonism, lack of duty, and inability to preserve any of the societal strength or wealth that they were handed on a silver platter, instead squandering it and handing their grandchildren a horrific dystopia. There's a weird attempt to make it about social issues, but it's been around for months now and that's not what the meme was inspired by. The LGBT stuff is a bunch of self-involved millennials trying to make the meme about their pet social issues and how 'enlightened' they are. It's not about your grandfather making an off-color joke at Thanksgiving dinner or not liking buttsecks, it's about prosperous cities being transformed into smoking ruins, the construction of a surveillance state, never-ending wars, people dying en masse from lifestyle illnesses, breakdown of family life, widespread disillusionment with dysfunctional social institutions, murder epidemics, mass shootings, etc. In the background, there are thousands upon thousands of boomers buying themselves RVs and thinking 'I deserve this', and thousands upon thousands of UMC white millenials who think that the lack of funding for gender reassignment surgery is among the most pressing issues of our time. Meanwhile a bunch of Yemeni school children just had their school bus pelted by shrapnel, and thousands of Congolese children are choking on toxic cobalt fumes so that we can get a new smartphone every few years.
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Am I racist for saying that?
It is a racist comment. I wouldn't know how much you would have to say to be racist or the level of saying the n word makes you racist instead of just stating a racist comment.

Ask a black person or some authority of blacks which I don't think exists so you must do it person to person. 
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OK Boomer feels manufactured, much like how frogs are apparently Neo-Nazi symbols (one journalist fell for an online troll, then Hillary Clinton fell for that journalist, and a bandwagon effect happened).

That said, I'll commit the dreaded Not All Men fallacy, to say that not all baby boomers behave as the stereotype outlined in the first post suggests. However, to my limited knowledge of the term it is usually used in response to provocation from a baby boomer (as the second post suggested); which is to say that whatever they berate is countered with what roughly translates to "your generation failed to live up to the great deeds of your slutty parents."
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THE HORRIFIC DYSTOPIA.
Is far too many people, with too much knowledge.
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Ok boomer is appropriate they ruined the country and should not have a voice. They are why these sheltered liberals who are ruining the country even more exist to start with
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"Ok, boomer" signals frustration from a younger generation at an older generation that is becoming increasingly less in touch with the modern day and consistently blames the younger generation for a state of affairs that they themselves created.

It necessarily is a slur and it is a slur aimed at a group of people primarily defined by their age. A strict reading of the CoC would have it be "hate speech": an ageist slur aimed at a person.

But I think it is becoming more than that. It is also a very political term as boomers are strongly associated with a certain kind of politics and culture. I've had it levied at me (humorously) even though I am well outside the age bracket for being a boomer.

It is becoming less and less about a person's age and more about a person's state of mind.
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Ageism:
"prejudice or discrimination on the grounds of a person's age."
-Oxford dictionary

Prejudice is essentially "pre-judging" someone on the basis of a perceived trait (i.e. age). So yes, it is ageism in its most benign form.

I don't think blaming the generation prior for some of the issues today (i.e. abuses of power by politicians, discrimination against the LGBT community, the encroaching power of wealthy firms in policy-making, promoting endless war expenditures, climate change, whatever you think is ruining America etc.) is a positive step forward. It was a few boomers who accrued enough political support to facilitate decisions that might have damaged US institutions. You aren't going to change someone's mind by saying "okay boomer." Most people don't reconsider their position because they were mocked for it. If anything, they will double-down on their original position with twice the gusto out of spite. 

That said, it is not something I imagine people take too seriously. If it isn't a dead meme by tomorrow, it almost certainly will be dead by next year and replaced with something more asinine. I guarantee the next generation is going to be made fun of by their older counterparts as well. 

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sure those blanket statements are often helpful and work wonderfully, ask any libtard.   LOL
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Okay, Zoomer
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Boomers were never against gay rights. Even the conservative ones. The conservative ones even pushed for gay marriage equality but libtards always rejected their marriage equality bills because of semantics. That's right. Civil unions would give gays the same rights as marriages, but libtarss would shoot down the Bill's over semantics because they wanted the word marriage in the laws. They actually kept gays from having equal rights because muh semantics.  
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If you have been accused of being a boomer because of your state of mind, you need to seriously check yourself. Stop thinking like a boomer. 
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Why do you think boomers were such a shit generation that they are equally hated by their kids and their parents?