From Age-ing to Sage-ing

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From Age-ing to Sage-ing

Thursday, June 18, 2009

The New York Academy of Sciences

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Presented by the Lyceum Society

 

Moderator: Miriam Hecht, ScD.

This will be an open discussion event.

Margaret Meade, late in her life, noted that when she started in anthropology, the old knew when to plant and how to behave in the world. We are the first generation, she claimed, whose young teach the old, so that the old are of little use to the young.

Was she right? My computer guru is all of 18. Or is it 16? If our children were writing our obits, what might they say about our ... usefulness?