Do old people generally have more wisdom than young people?
Only more experience. Wisdom also requires good judgment, and many people never acquire that.
Generally, I said yes. Experience helps in attaining wisdom, so generally yes. But at an individual level there is no guarantee.
"A smart person learns from their mistakes; a wise person learns from the mistakes of others."
Yes, but wisdom doesn't always equal intelligence or common sense.
The wisdom of youth is something very real, one cannot achieve true wisdom of age if you do not acknowledge the wisdom of the young. A child being new, not tainted by the popularized ideas of our adult human game, has a greater sense of what we are
Wisdom doesnt equal knowledge.
I spoke to one old guy who was really angry with his generation for "messing it up" for us young folks. He said old people are still trying to hold onto power when they shouldnt. "It's called retirement for a reason."
In my 70's and wise enough not to get in the discussion...????????????
Old people are targeted by sales people and telemarketers because they can be swindled easily. Just saying
Life experience doesn't necessarily equal wisdom.
Yes, but age only brings wisdom if you're able and willing to learn from your experiences. Smart people turn wise, and idiots stay idiots.
No ... Just more experience and opinions. wisdom is something else all together. Sometimes it seems young children are the wisest.
Wisdom comes with age.
Spend a day listening to the discussion the students have in my history classes and you'd be amazed. They have amazing insights and espouse far more wisdom than many older folks I know.
When I think of wisdom, it doesn't mean knowing the latest technology.
Every time I grow I look at how I was in the past and I realize that I was stupid and inexperienced. I got to a point in my life where I know that in the future I will think the same about how I am right now.
Just have to be careful about listening to their career advice. They lived in a very different world, job-wise.
Oh my, yes. Most young whippersnappers are fools. But not the SOH people. You're cool.
In my 70's, playing on my iPad Air, sitting beside my nvidia card loaded Dell xps for my gaming ...what's that about not judging the worn book by its cover?
The younger SOH voters will eventually learn that, for the most part, the older generation knew what they were talking about all along. Thus, the age bias...,
You betcha, sonny! We old folks have already made and recovered from all the mistakes you young'uns encounter in your daily lives. It wouldn't hurt you kids to seek out our wisdom so you don't hafta earn yours th' hard way! ;-)
Like most things, wisdom is something you can only get by putting the time in.
Yes. Wisdom comes with experience. We might have new toys and methods of communication, but the human mind remains the same.
Maybe not necessarily knowledge, but wisdom I would say yes.
I've learned a lot from folks older than me. Life experiences are valuable.
Technological aptitude is a *skill*, not wisdom.
Generally. There are always stupid fools of all ages and strata of life.
Been there; done that...
No it's probably about the same amount. The difference is, people in general are more willing to listen to the elders vs the youngers. Which is a shame because we have a lot to say.
Oldsters wisdom comes with age + other things. :-0
Wisdom and street smarts aren't really the same.
When I'm being a smartass to my Dad, his common response is "Old age and treachery overcomes youth and skill."
Depends on what. But generally,
Absolutely yes. Easily, because they've already been there and done it for everything us young people are or will go through.
Do bears poop in the woods?
Generally, yes; though not guaranteed.
Do flies buzz around a cows butt?
They have a different flavor of wisdom.
It depends on the situation. Now there are so many new technological advances that they have no idea about
God no. The young are know it alls. So would you rather have the young sherpa with new gear taking you up the mountain or the old Sherpa with his aging gear? Old sherpa wins every time with me. Unless the kid was born on top of the mountain...
More time = more screw ups = more wisdom. No magic.
Not necessarily. I know some pretty ignorant old people. And as the generations go on the deeper into the age of information we go. A lot of potential for knowledge to come earlier
Definitely. An elderly person may not be as book smart as young kids in school but when it comes to advice and wisdom of life they are a great source.
Just like in dungeons and dragons though your wisdom stat can be very high, but if your intelligence is still low you can be dumb as a rock.
when it comes to
Oops, I just did! Heehee
They may have seen it but they have not experienced it. If a 15 year old kid wants to give me lessons in love and life and general I wouldn't take him serious. I'm not saying I wouldn't listen but a certain amount of life experiences are needed for
Yes! More life experience.
More life experience, yes.
Wisdom, youth and wealth. It's possible to have two at once... But never all three.
This is what I meant to say (to both of you and to all of you) : youtu.be/zjWD0JU92lw