Why We Age

Saw this [Link]

this morning and realized that this is why we get old.

My psychologist colleagues tell me that whatever we learn first about something sticks with us even when we learn it’s inaccurate. This is particularly hard on physicists since our curriculum tends to be historical in sequence so we are constantly battling with approximations and half-accuracies we learned in early courses. And probably why we tend to like our professors more the sooner we had them?

Anyway, since the longer we live the more stuff we know that is inaccurate, getting forgetful and near unto discorporation is a mitzvah. Which is a better “proof” of the deity than anything Aquinas came up with.

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