This is either the getting of wisdom — or the gradual shutting down of (what to call it?) one’s social and engagement functions as one gets closer to in-turnedness of dying, the inability of the aging to take in new stuff because we are too occupied trying to process the accumulation of the previous decades.Do older people read differently? If so, why?
September 4, 2010
"The older I get, the fewer books I finish, and the more I read highly selectively — fast forward set on high."
Writes Kenneth Anderson: