I'm Gen Y, and I'm Not a Special Snowflake. I'm Broke. | Mother Jones So take your "revise your expectations! check your ego!" Horatio Alger bullshit, and stuff it. While you're at it, stuff this economy. Take the system that siphons off our capacities for human flourishing in hopes that we get thrown a little coin of the realm in return. Take that system and blow it up, you cowards.