Thursday, January 23, 2014

Article: VIP ako! – The feeling of entitlement in the Philippines


VIP ako! – The feeling of entitlement in the Philippines

For the older generations, there has always been that familiar gripe: “when I was your age, we never had it so good.” That’s usually a reaction to how the younger generations take things for granted, or, looking at it another way, don’t give things the proper value.

However, what is being noticed now is how so many are crossing the line from “taking things for granted” and sliding right into “I deserve this” territory. And yes, that’s how entitlement looks like from the outsider’s point of view.

Is this epidemic of entitlement becoming worse, or is it just that people are pointing it out more?

Read the whole article in The Philippine Online Chronicles. Click here for more articles I wrote for the POC.