We often think of ancient cultures in terms of their lionization of youth. DaVinci was remarkable for the astonishing breadth of his interest. This drawing captures a profound depth of meaning and experience in the face of an old man.
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While it is clear that our culture dismisses and demeans old age the solution to this problem will not be found in a false and superficial embrace of aging.
Growing old is difficult, complicated and conflicted work.
It takes a life time of preparation and we get only one shot at it.