Those Were the Best Years of My Life

Why is youth exciting? Is it because we’re still discovering the world, & everything’s novel?
Over time, though, we develop a tolerance to distractions & diversions. As the world becomes familiar, does novelty become more difficult to find? More expensive?
And without that buzz, what’s left, boredom?
But what if there were value in being bored?
How would that change our attitude to impending old age?

 

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