Being Old Essay

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We are the people of modern times. The modern times have given us many things, one among which is a mechanical way of life. In fact, human beings today have been transformed into machines, the machines which start in the tiny hours of the morning and stop in the late hours of the night. In this age, we are determined not to stop and not to yield until our goal is reached. This is good. But while doing so, we have forgotten to carry out some sort of moral duty, which we are expected to perform. The age problem definitely challenges us and the matter is taking a turn for the worse with the passage of time. The term Ageism is practiced by many of America 's youth who lack nothing short of ignorance. Many individuals use discriminating terms to…show more content…
My dad says that “With age come wisdom, but they a loss of youth and they are a famous quote by Bernard Shaw “Youth is wasted on the young”. It means that when your young you have all that energy that you can do so much and all the years of life in front of you, but you don’t have the wisdom to use it correctly” I have to agree with me because elderly people are more knowledgeable than younger people, and he is old. But anyway, I agree with my dad because it’ true, not sure if it 's the same for everyone but for myself, I have this crazy idea of open up solar company in another country and ship product from here, but after I talk with him, he turns me down and give me a reason that I did not think of it because the only thing that I was concentrating on is that it 's easy to open because is in another country, I did not think about any of the paperwork or processes that have to be done before, but the first thing that my dad think was that. This show that he has may experience this kind of situation before or may not, but he knows enough to keep me on the straight path. In the end, I did not go through with the plan, because it’s too much work like what he was saying…show more content…
Being old have many disadvantages in many physical forms, but they also gain numerous new experiences. I cannot assume that everyone would think the same, but as for my grandfather and my dad they believe in the Buddha way of living, and my grandfather says “Every death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely” I kind of have to translate from Thai, it might be a little off. What my grandfather says make so much scene. The human body continually develops and changes throughout the human life cycle, first, you born, then become a child, then a teenager, and then adult which you learn right or wrong along the way. And the last stage becomes old, that is when you have all the knowledge of right and wrong and ready to the past is on to the next

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