That's because it is probably true. You work hard to give your kids a "better" (read: easier) life than you. They do the same, but they started at a better place since you put in the ground work before them. Eventually everything is a cake walk, so to speak.
Originally Posted by evolved
While I somewhat agree, every generation has said this about the younger generation for as long as I can remember.
“They have the guns and therefore we are for peace and for reformation through the ballot. When we have the guns then it will be through the bullet.” - Saul Alinsky, quoting Lenin
“I wanted [Jimmy] Carter in and I wanted [Ford] out,” comedian Chevy Chase would later admit of his mocking Ford impersonation on "Saturday Night Live", “and I figured look, we're reaching millions of people every weekend, why not do it."