Sunday December 11th 2016Tim
I guess "old
in spirit" requires some definition, but one of the
symptoms of getting old in spirit is the dawn of an
understanding that the mind is no longer emotionally
capable of reading the newspaper without degenerating
into a polemic addressed to something like a household
pet, or a coffee pot.
symptom could well be a retreat into a set of ideas that
confidently asserts that our species is actively engaged in
attempting to set the necessary conditions for a brand new
and exciting Dark Age. A third symptom is deciding to go
into town without first enduring the ordeal of shaving.