A friend told me that the problem with Generation Y is that we think and act collectively. We spend too much time instant messaging and hanging out in online communities, and we are overly dependent on those around us to validate our sense of self.

Dubious that her summary accurately described my entire generation, I inquired whether she might be confusing Generation Y with the collectivist alien race on “Star Trek: The Next Generation” known as the Borg.

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