Moral Values Problem

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Guten Tag, Damen und Herren. Ich danke Ihnen für die Möglichkeit, meine kurze Rede zu halten. Und da wir heute über verschiedene Aspekte des Lebens der Jugendlichen sprechen, möchte ich die Ergebnisse der Forschungen Ihnen vorlegen. Sie zeigen, wie man heute die junge Leute in Deutschland beschreiben kann.
Jede Gesellschaft hat die Jugend, die sie verdient, sagt der Volksmund. Die Gesellschaft, in der wir heute leben, hat eine Jugend, die nicht durch revolutionäre Ideen auffällt und die Großteils auch nicht gegen das so genannte System rebelliert. Die Jugendlichen scheinen sich irgendwie damit abgefunden zu haben, dass alles so laufen muss, wie es eben läuft.
Die heutige Jugend ist für viele irritierend brav und angepasst. Sie denkt pragmatisch und findet nichts dabei, sich auf sich selbst und den eigenen Vorteil zu konzentrieren. Sie blickt ohne große Illusionen in die Zukunft. In ihren prioritären Lebenszielen spiegeln sich menschliche Grundbedürfnisse, nicht Weltbesserungsgeist: ein Bedürfnis nach Zugehörigkeit, ein Bedürfnis nach Anerkennung, ein Bedürfnis nach Selbstverwirklichung und vor allem auch ein tiefes Bedürfnis nach Sicherheit. Die Daten der Forschern sprechen diesbezüglich eine klare Sprache und liefern den Medien immer wieder Stoff für Storys über visionslose Ego-Taktiker, konsumfixierte Jugendkulturjugendliche oder auch „neue Konservative“, die, anstatt die Welt zu ändern, Benimmbücher lesen und in Tanzschulen gehen, um die guten alten Standardtänze zu erlernen. Lässt sich die heutige Jugendgeneration mit derlei Bildern aber wirklich treffend beschreiben?
Hedonismus ist aber nicht das einzige, mit dem sich die Jugend den grauen Alltag versüßt. Da ist noch etwas: die Idee von Selbstverwirklichung. Selbstverwirklichung hat im Wertekosmos der heutigen Jugend einen zentralen Platz. Heute spricht man vielmehr davon, „sein eigenes Ding durchzuziehen“.…...

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