The Age of The Infantile

This is the age when middle aged men act like middle school boys, getting excited about cellphones and sports games and getting drunk as if they were still in college; and the age of women in their late 30’s and 40’s who act like they are in junior high – posing for camera and posting their pictures on Facebook in a desperate attempt to confirm that they are (still) attractive.

What would our ancestors say about this unprecedented immaturity? And looking into the future – is there even a slight chance that things will get better?  – I appreciate the importance of keeping the inner child alive, but it seems that way too many of us do it in all the wrong ways.

1 thought on “The Age of The Infantile

  1. Since I’ve noved to SF, I’ve seen so many men who are clearly in their late 30s or early 40s wearing backwards caps and skateboarding. What is that about?

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