Solving the problems in the world seems to be an impossible task. For any one of us, that is probably true. But I believe that if we each focus on making our own personal "world" better (whether that is ourselves, our family, or our community), the results will spread and maybe the world will start solving it's own problems.
Friday, August 21, 2020
Podcast Episode 53: The Tragedy of Age Segregation
Kids go to school, spend all day with other kids their age
People are encouraged to retire, leaving the workforce for people in working age
Older people spend their time in retirement homes
The normal thing is for the grandparents to help teach the kids
Grandparents teach what is most important, morals, how to live a good life
Parents teach more practical things, how to make a living, how to organize your life etc
Why the change?
Perhaps because things are changing so much that many people look at their parents and grandparents as uninformed because they don’t know the latest tech.
Schools and the push for retirement are big factors