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It’s all about ME: Mentality of entitlement ‘toxic to society’

by Rich Carey on May 6, 2009

Excerpt from TusconCitizen.com
RUBEN NAVARRETTE JR.
Washington Post Writers Group – May 05, 2009, 7:47 p.m.

“Jean Twenge has a knack for chronicling the obsession that many Americans have with, well, themselves.”

“In 2006, the psychology professor at San Diego State University wrote a highly informed book on what she called “Generation Me” – Americans in their teens, 20s and 30s who display very healthy levels of self-esteem even if they haven’t accomplished much to earn it.”

“Now, with fellow psychologist W. Keith Campbell, Twenge has co-authored a new and timely book: ‘The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement.’”

“Twenge thinks the entitlement mentality might have helped cause America’s economic crisis.”

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