Tag Archives: Age

Creativity and Entropy

It seems to me that everybody that sets their mind to creating things faces an incessant battle against entropy, which they can never win, ultimately.  Yet, we create anyway, because without creation, entropy is indistinguishable from decay. Think about it.  … Continue reading

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Create While You Can

I know I have written about this before, but recently I have been confronted with the true reality of losing one’s creative powers.  There can be few things more heart breaking than seeing a previously creative person lose their powers … Continue reading

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You Can’t Teach an Old Dog New Tricks

Let me state clearly, from the outset, that this aphorism is a piece of ageist rubbish and an outdated view, at that.  I know lots of people who are life-long learners, still learning new and valuable skills, in their advancing … Continue reading

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It’s Never Too Late

As you get older, it is very tempting to excuse yourself for not doing things you wished you had done on the grounds that you are now too old to do it.  That might be true for activities that demand … Continue reading

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Ceding Ground

Sometimes it feels like the passing of the years is sort of like ceding ground.  You start your life relatively healthy and with dreams and ambitions, but as life’s obligations impress upon you and your environment and food supply slowly … Continue reading

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