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what did they discover?>

-pattern in way different type of generations follow one another in time


What are the sequence of four generational archetypes?

- nomad
- hero


What do generations in each archetype have in common?

similar age location in history thus share basic attitudes towards family, risk, culture and values, civic engagement, etc.


What happens when each archetype changes?

its persona undergoes profound characteristic changes, yet each also has underlying identity that endures over centuries.