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1

what did they discover?>

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

2

What are the sequence of four generational archetypes?

-prophet
- nomad
- hero
-artist

3

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.

4

What happens when each archetype changes?

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