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Old 08-25-2018, 09:28 PM   #2026
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This ain't funny either...
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Old 08-26-2018, 07:24 AM   #2027
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The last one at least has some potential merit - age can confer wisdom and certainly brings greater experience to draw from.
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Old 08-26-2018, 01:01 PM   #2028
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Counterpoint:

What appears on the surface to be wisdom is many times rote close-mindedness. "Let me tell you what's gonna work here, xyz." "We've always done it this way, and it's always worked. We're here after all, aren't we?" "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." All symptoms of hardening of the attitudes.

More experience is more likely to bring wisdom if there's a range of experiences, including failure, poverty, discrimination, lack and want. Rich, old, white men, surrounded by other rich, old, white men...diminishes this range, diminishing the chances for more wisdom, reinforcing the patriarchy...rinse, repeat.
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Old 08-26-2018, 01:36 PM   #2029
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Bring back slavery. It worked just fine. Now we have riots and gun play in the streets. WE even had to fire high pressure fire hoses at their children to keep them in line. Those evil liberals.
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Old 08-27-2018, 02:12 PM   #2030
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Old 08-27-2018, 10:43 PM   #2031
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It must be true. I read it in the Cellar.
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Old 09-11-2018, 12:30 AM   #2032
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Old 09-12-2018, 11:26 AM   #2033
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How many barbers has Trump fired this year?
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