Do you want to age well? Stop eating plastic.
(No. 88) Plastic people are everywhere, and more, by Stephen P. Williams
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Shame is good.
Glad to hear it, cause so many people I know operate under a cloud of shame rooted deep in their pasts. Myself included, at times.
This writer says we are all too young to feel old.
Ok, I’ll give him that. Yet it makes me wonder how old you feel you are? It doesn’t really matter, because it’s a fact that you are a certain number of years along the road. There’s no changing that, despite the billions of dollars spent to convince us that age is a pliable, manipulatable, in fact, reversible condition. (That is, if you believe in the construct of time.)
Maybe spend some of those billions on better, more accessible healthcare. It turns out that the current “free” healthcare some have costs a hell of a lot:
A study published by A.A.R.P. last year found that Americans covered by traditional Medicare, on average, spend more than a third of the median Social Security income on health care.
nyer.cmA Freelancer’s Forty-Three Years in the American Health-Care SystemBills that aren’t bills arrive in the mail, doctors opt out of treatment, and patients need expert help to figure out which diseases they can afford to have.
I am disturbed to tell you that plastic people are more common than previously thought. You are probably one of them.
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