Millenials have no survival skills according to poll

Millennials suck ant survival

According to a recent poll from field and stream, millennials have no basic survival skills as a majority. This isn't really a surprise since a vast majority can't seem to leave thier parents house.



Not only are millennials self-absorbed, unmotivated, entitled workaholics—according to experts, anyway—but they may also be inept survivalists. A new poll, conducted by the London Boat Show, reveals that today’s young people lack basic outdoor skills possessed by older generations, The Express reports.


Only a third of respondents knew how to naturally ignite a fire, and 44 percent had never been camping before. Moreover, half of the young adults surveyed were unable to tie a survival knot, less than a third had ever caught their own fish, and 40 percent of young people surveyed reported having never swum in open water.


“Despite the rise of TV shows such as “I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here” and “Bear Grylls: Born Survivor,” young people lack basic survival skills,” said a spokesperson for the London Boat Show.


Increased reliance on technology might be to blame for the lack of knowledge, the results suggest.


Clearly, the pollsters did not consult any of F&S’s young readers. If they had, the results might look a little different.



[F&S]

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