It was Ivan Turgenev, a Russian novelist, who spoke out widely about the generation gap issue. Things haven’t changed much since then. Moreover, once technical progress got on the path of rapid development, people with a mere 2-year-difference in age seem to be living in different worlds. For example, try showing a tape-recorder cassette to a modern teenager and ask them what it is. All you’ll be left to do is watch them make effortless guesses.