One of my favorite bloggers makes it his constant business to enumerate all of the ways that damned young people are ruining the world. Mr. Donald Mills over at The Problem With Young People Today Is… recently published a pie chart which illuminates the thoughts of young women versus old women, as a follow-up to an equally inflammatory pie chart on the thoughts of young men versus old men.
With all due respect to Mr. Mills (who is one of very few writers I know who is both scathing and courtly), I find that he left a few things out. Therefore, I’d like to offer my own research as a valuable addendum. Not only am I actually a young person, I spend time every week caring for old people. This makes me uniquely qualified to delve into the human mind at any stage of life.
Here’s what is going on in old people’s minds.
Sensible stuff? You decide.
Here is what’s going on in young people’s minds.
If you find that I’ve left anything out, or I’ve dealt unfairly with the young or the old, by all means, set me right in the comments. And if you still haven’t gotten over to The Problem With Young People Today Is…, what are you waiting for?