RE: Young vs. Old (was: Debunk All Religiosity Equally ...)

From: Trask, Robert E (
Date: Tue Jul 10 2001 - 12:13:06 MDT

> > > To me one of the great tragedies of the human condition is that the
> > > young largely ignore advice from the old.
> >
> >The same folks who are repeatedly fleeced by evangelists, stock shams,
> >telemarketers...
> >The same folks who start sentences with "It didn't use to be like
> that..."
> >or "I remember when..." or "We've always done it THIS way..."
> Those same folks used to be young once. However ignorant they are now,
> they were even more ignorant when they were younger. If people on
> average learn things as they grow older, older people will on average
> know more than younger people.
Or their rut is deeper.

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