This is a discussion on Old age sucks. within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Originally Posted by Olduser Old age will teach us all about vulnerability, courage and humility...if we live long enough. For me I am reminded of ...
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Gettin old does suck. One thing for sure when you get old is never trust a fart.
Growing old is better than the alternative.
The police are not there to protect you from crime, they are there to arrest the guy after the crime has been committed, assuming they find him. It is your responsibility to protect yourself and your family.
Old age is a good excuse for many things, like when you over stay your kitchen pass to the bar. I always tell my wife when she says I stayed X number of hours too long, did I stay that long? I guess I just forgot about the time. I'll be glad when she becomes forgetful of time, but then I'll be too old to go to the bar by myself.
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We, the People are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts not to overthrow the Constitution, but to overthrow men who pervert the Constitution.
There was a TED talk about a researcher who wanted to increase research in actually curing aging. It was a lot of fun. He broke down which aspects of aging needed to be slowed and which aspects needed to be repaired.
Yeah, here it is.
Last edited by CanuckQue; January 29th, 2013 at 07:36 AM. Reason: added TED talk link
The only acceptable long-term outcome is to find a cure. We currently spend 1000x more on care than finding a cure.
It requires, though, people to be occasionally intentionally proactive.
The March of Dimes worked, because people made it happen.