Tuesday, January 25, 2005Challies and Al Mohler are both talking up the recent Time article on Twixters, bemoaning that so many twenty-somethings are delaying marriage. I haven't the time right now to go into their arguments, but here's a preview.
They're right in principle, but clueless in practice. While my generation and the one just before me are both lazy and irresponsible, the non-family institutions responsible for preparing us for adulthood - church and school - have done a miserable job of it. We've been treated like kids all our lives and now guess what? We're acting like it.
I ain't trying to tell you it's right. I'm just trying to explain why it happens.
I'll do more with it