Chinese 'Generation Zen' millennials choosing smartphones over communist values

The Telegraph | 1/3/2018 | Jamie Fullerton,
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The Global Times quoted a 23 year-old graduate named Xiaoyue, who identified as a Zen-generation member, as saying her attitude to life "is a bit different from pessimism.”

She added: "I feel it tiring to compete with others or strive, for whatever it may be in life. We just don't have big ambitions; we don't want to be number one. We are happy with an average life, and we are optimistic.”

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Xiaoyue said she turned down a well-paid position in favour of an easier life in the civil service, and stayed single to avoid "troublesome" relationships, according to the paper.

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