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The Blame Game - is it a new concept


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#1 markleeds

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 07:59 AM

I have noticed recently, especially amongst the younger generation, mainly graduates that when an issue arises the first thing they do is find some one to blame. It seems easier for them to get the blame deflected from them rather than work on fixing what caused the issue in the first place.

Is this a new concept, are younger people wanting an easy life and not prepared to take a knock every now and again?

Edited by markleeds, 18 December 2012 - 08:46 AM.


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Posted 18 December 2012 - 08:14 AM

Growing influence of compensation culture. Accidents don't happen, everything is always someone else's fault. You don't learn from your mistakes; only other people make them and you just suffer the consequences. <_<

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#3 Severus

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 08:58 AM

Fix the problem not the blame. However, it is important to know why something went wrong so whatever it was can be avoided in the future. What I would like to see is more people realising that sometimes, accidents just happen.
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#4 Saint Billinge

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 09:11 AM

Politics is littered with the blame game!

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 12:07 PM

Fix the problem not the blame. However, it is important to know why something went wrong so whatever it was can be avoided in the future. What I would like to see is more people realising that sometimes, accidents just happen.


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#6 Phil

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 12:08 PM

Politics is littered with the blame game!


yeah but who's fault is that?
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#7 WearyRhino

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 01:07 PM

yeah but who's fault is that?


I blame the electorate for encouraging them.

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#8 Shadow45

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 06:17 PM

It's not just the young, I work for a leading high street retailer and when the first hint of trouble arises the management can't pass the buck fast enough, it's almost commical to watch

#9 D9000

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 09:43 PM

New phenomenon? Good gracious no. Especially in politics. Military disasters were always good for a round of pin the blame on the donkey afterward; Gallipoli was the classic case: nobody wanted to know why things had gone wrong or how they might be prevented next time. A scapegoat was required, and when the music stopped, Churchill was left without a chair, which was more than a little unfair. Karma payback: when in 1940 the Norway campaign ended in ignominious retreat, the blame fell upon Chamberlain, decidedly unfairly, and not Churchill, who was more than a little bit responsible.

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 09:59 PM

I have noticed recently, especially amongst the younger generation, mainly graduates that when an issue arises the first thing they do is find some one to blame. It seems easier for them to get the blame deflected from them rather than work on fixing what caused the issue in the first place.

Is this a new concept, are younger people wanting an easy life and not prepared to take a knock every now and again?


Why are the younger generation (especially graduates???) getting the blame?

Edited by Methven Hornet, 18 December 2012 - 10:00 PM.

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#11 dhw

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Posted 19 December 2012 - 12:14 PM

I have noticed recently, especially amongst the younger generation, mainly graduates that when an issue arises the first thing they do is find some one to blame. It seems easier for them to get the blame deflected from them rather than work on fixing what caused the issue in the first place.

Is this a new concept, are younger people wanting an easy life and not prepared to take a knock every now and again?


What you are talking about is human nature so not applicable speficially to graduates.
After match interviews of most sports of members of the losing team more often than not display that characteristic.

Only recently on here the ref was blamed for England losing to Australia at Wenbley.

#12 dhw

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Posted 19 December 2012 - 12:15 PM

Politics is littered with the blame game!


Which is simply a reflection of the electorate and society.




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