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LHX
06-13-2006, 01:14 PM
Getting away from the whole conspiracy-apocalyptic angle of things, every old person I come across seems to express the sentiment that their experience on this planet just did not turn out the way they wanted it to.

Rarely have I come across an old person approaching their last journey that is able to kick back and relax with a clear conscience and no regrets.

To be honest, I cannot recall having personally come across anybody like that.

Generation after generation, however, the same thing occurs.

People who live in apparent material comfort see how hollow and empty their lives have been as they approach their final days.

What excuse do young people have to follow in those same footsteps at this point?




Every young person you come across, though, walks as if they have it all figured out.

What does it mean to 'sell your soul'?

Why does nobody age well?

Do you think you will be any different?
If yes, why?

Prince Rai
06-13-2006, 01:29 PM
hmm this can be very true. of course we cannot speak of every "aged" person, but i guess the older we get, the more we realise how wrong we were as youngsters.

does that confirm that we must continiuosly search for knowledge and not fall into the trap in believing in one particular thing forever?

GuardianOne
06-14-2006, 08:41 AM
Why does nobody age well?



Its hard to think of a situation that people all expect to reach. Most can even refrain from thinking about such things.

Whilst the question you presented, well it depends on the context!
I've met many different elderly people in different countries. Some enjoy the situation their are in, others avoid thinking of their present environment yet some just find a method of entertaining themself (if i can use that expression)

You might meet thos who always seem agitated ( why )? lets go further before we look at this point...

Then there are the types that always scold everything (it may seem they always need something to ocupy their mind) from what that we would have to discuss...

Though other appear to have accomplished what they could, with what they could not just left to what it could have been...

Lets thow in another element:

A female porn star (think of when shes 70 years old)
Your own parents (at that same age)
Then yourself ( at the current age you are in )

Many can choose their path, humanity has to find purpose in what the do, enviroment or other aspects in the material world as others would think!

The cycle of continuation ( during a day, work lifestyles-employment, getting a salary, continuing to get a salary) they all seem to be endeavours

What does this all mean?

Watch your child grow, see industries change. The experience of change.
Things always changing, how can things be changing when a person wants to change, yet they don't really change in attitude as to what they are. Difference this unavoidable precaution ( watch how a person alway tries to develop their dwelling place)
from homeward locations to cities, towns, countries. Goverments.
Then Humans...

Nature has its own cycles, to continue, but through that continuous process there are chain of events...
Which gratifies existance!

Many will not bother to even blink at the thought of it.

Peace
PS: I don't know what others think on this subject!

GuardianOne
06-14-2006, 08:58 AM
hmm
does that confirm that we must continiuosly search for knowledge and not fall into the trap in believing in one particular thing forever?

That's an interesting concept...
Knowledge ( it always mystifies people - the word itself and what it represents )

Funny usually when i meet elderly people, they always tell me these funny stories. It seems they always want to communicate something whilst in my presents. I suppose its natural.
Communicating information, the desire to know what happened, what can happen and what just happened plus what will happen.

Estimate, youthfulness.

Then don't forget the departed ones. What did they manifest before they died not the life they led? Nor what they said?

Survival i guess. It has to mean something as people want. Laughing at someone who fails to achieve what they planed. Those who exceled in what they expected....

Peace

Godbrother
07-25-2006, 02:25 PM
Everyone young person will think they have it all figured out due to the knowledge they acquired

Only those that age well are those who have a great understanding of time(what time is)

Godbrother
07-25-2006, 02:37 PM
LOL, any man will age well if has that many women around him

BRASSKNUCKLED PAI MEI
07-25-2006, 05:02 PM
Why does nobody age well?
Because they drink poisons (softdrinks) and eat hormones in the foods.

DRINK WATER

JASPER
07-25-2006, 05:23 PM
A lot of old people are cranky. Maybe it's because of them not having accomplished what they wanted..

hidden ninja
07-25-2006, 05:29 PM
A lot of old people are cranky. Maybe it's because of them not having accomplished what they wanted..yeah, and plus their bodies are falling apart. I'd be shitty too.

JASPER
07-25-2006, 06:13 PM
That's the fun part.

GENERAL WISE
07-25-2006, 06:20 PM
Getting away from the whole conspiracy-apocalyptic angle of things, every old person I come across seems to express the sentiment that their experience on this planet just did not turn out the way they wanted it to.

Rarely have I come across an old person approaching their last journey that is able to kick back and relax with a clear conscience and no regrets.

To be honest, I cannot recall having personally come across anybody like that.

Generation after generation, however, the same thing occurs.

People who live in apparent material comfort see how hollow and empty their lives have been as they approach their final days.

What excuse do young people have to follow in those same footsteps at this point?




Every young person you come across, though, walks as if they have it all figured out.

What does it mean to 'sell your soul'?

Why does nobody age well?

Do you think you will be any different?
If yes, why? Human beings tend to remember the good times during their life, so naturally a person with a lot of experience forgets the hard times/the bad times in the past and remembers only the good times. I believe that is a factor why we hip hop listeners tend to like earlier albums better because we remember the good times in the past and forget about the bad times as well.

PEACE TO THA GODS
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Kong
07-25-2006, 07:48 PM
if someone has a lot taken away from them in life but then was to get it back, then they would appreciate what they have a lot more and it would be a lot easier for them to just be in life.

Godbrother
07-25-2006, 08:21 PM
General Wise

Your right on the money, people stop time and don't realize it and time continues. Time has variations, that what makes it so unique. Everybody is not on the same page(key word:asynchronous)

I thought about this, time equals growth(cylces). The human body has limitations but this universe doesn't

VernakuLa
07-25-2006, 08:24 PM
Getting away from the whole conspiracy-apocalyptic angle of things, every old person I come across seems to express the sentiment that their experience on this planet just did not turn out the way they wanted it to.

Rarely have I come across an old person approaching their last journey that is able to kick back and relax with a clear conscience and no regrets.

To be honest, I cannot recall having personally come across anybody like that.

Generation after generation, however, the same thing occurs.

People who live in apparent material comfort see how hollow and empty their lives have been as they approach their final days.


What excuse do young people have to follow in those same footsteps at this point?




Every young person you come across, though, walks as if they have it all figured out.

What does it mean to 'sell your soul'?

Why does nobody age well?

Do you think you will be any different?
If yes, why?



Well, in my opinion, no single being is satisfied with their lives. Rich people need a more simple life, and the poor want better, and so on, and so forth. A reason why, "young people", believe they have everything figured out, is because they have not made a mistake yet. Every person is flawed, has tendences to make mistakes. Now if you think about young people, and look at what you are saying, the key word there is young. Young basically means a lack of experience, so they plan everything out but don't really know how, "unpredictable", or random life is. You send me a mixed message when you say, "selling your soul", that could be any number of things, It could mean stepping in to a lavish lifestyle of luxury, and not really experiencing the preverbial, "Real World". Or it could be falling in to an addiction, such as drugs, and will do anything to get ahold of them. Illustrate on what you mean, and I will get back to you

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LHX
12-06-2006, 06:33 PM
bump

CherChezLaMarauder
12-06-2006, 06:39 PM
I've met plenty of jolly ol' people.

LHX
12-06-2006, 06:42 PM
medicated? lol

dimi
12-08-2006, 11:02 PM
they r just living the american dream

GuardianOne
12-09-2006, 07:03 AM
bump


LHX, that picture of the mine truck just reminded me of where i was born (Luanshya, Zambia) you know, there are larger trucks than that 4 time bigger used in open cast mining (zambia has one of the deepest open cast mines (copper)....

GuardianOne
12-09-2006, 07:19 AM
General Wise

I thought about this, time equals growth(cylces). The human body has limitations but this universe doesn't

Well, i suppose the matter of body cells (generating and degenerating) makes the entire concept difficult to comprehend.

I would have thought that with age you get stronger, sinse you're not growing any more (adult age) but are recycling your energies.

The bones last for a long time even when a specis is dead, why not survive as long as the bone structure (besides the teeth - well what people eat is another factor)

But it all depends with what evidence mankind has and the actual reality of things people experience (life, death)the durations of all this...

Peace
PS: Just general comments (it doesn't really mean anything) currently iam tired so excuse me! But remember "keep to the present"!

7EL7
12-09-2006, 12:43 PM
I'm old and all you kids with all that Hipity Hopity boom boom bap garbage are going to hell because thats not music
now jazz, thats real music
you kids today smho

Wu-tang Fan
12-09-2006, 05:37 PM
I agree with this thread but I'm too tired to post anything coherent on it at the moment.

zeppelin2k
12-10-2006, 10:46 PM
as you get older
you lose things you cant get

and the human trap is that you can always want more

together they just create "I could have done"s when ur old and can barely stand up

Jet Set
12-11-2006, 07:30 AM
I don't know if they have any regrets, but they do seem one of the happiest. I'm talking about my neighbours here. He was a sailor and pretty much travelled all over the world. Don't know exactly what she did. BUt she somewhere in 60-70 and still fit, doing badminton, still riding her bike to do grocheries. And they still travel alot whenever they want to.

Also I never can catch them complaining in the sense of, in the old days everything was better. More over they try to learn the new things.

Really some of the best neighbours to have who always want to help.