At least in the 1950's we had the Cold War. That was interesting. Of course now we have a little excitement socially, but I think a generation is formed by the times in which they live.
I'm mainly interested in music, and the so-called music of the last 30 or 20 years or so has been mostly awful. This has a detrimental moral effect on people who must listen to it. Anyone who likes the music of today must be morally bankrupt, or else why would they enjoy listening to it?
This may sound harsh, but as a Stone Age person of the distant past, I feel I have earned the right to say what like and not have to give a damn of what others think of my spoken truths.