Age is one of the best heuristics

My baseline for people giving advice: If you’re not at least 26-27, I am immediately suspicious. I mean hell, your brain is still developing until that age.

Wisdom comes as youth recedes.


I wrote something like this a few years, and whew did people get upset.

But the best part is if I’ve never had anyone at the age of 29 or more disagree. “Yeah I was pretty stupid at 24” is a universal truth.

You think you’re invincible, you think you know it all, you think you can DO anything, you can judge so easily… and then you get older and realize all of those are wrong.

And yes yes, exceptions exist.

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Posted on March 29, 2018 | Comments | Permalink

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