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by Nicholas Pell in Society
It’s no controversy to say that the elderly could be treated better in our society. Rather that revered as truly “senior citizens,” they are cast aside, marginalized and forgotten about the second their labor ceases to be profitable and their stories become tiresome. This is not only a cruel indignity to men and women of experience, it’s also a massive waste of human capital. Less discussed, however, are the various and sundry ways our society lionizes youth for no good reason at all.