Monday, October 30, 2023

Overheard at Table 2: Respect Your Elders

I'm Gen X, and it just hit me today, as I was getting ready for work, I looked at myself in the mirror and thought "man I am starting to look kinda old" and then it hit me that, when we were young, we were taught to respect our elders BECUASE they were old.

I remember thinking how cool it would be that people would respect me for being old when I got old.  But now that I am old, we're suddenly in a culture in which people only respect you if you do what they like.  

So I guess the culture is telling me that I'm gonna have to keep WORKING for respect until the day that i DIE.

... I call bullshit!

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