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One of my daughters has accurately observed that most people keep the same hairstyle, makeup and clothing style that they had in their twenties. Even when they are 80 years old.
My observation is that they keep the same worldview. Few people ever change either their style or their worldview. Is that true?
Posted by Michael Phillips on Sep 13, 2006 at 12:05 AM | Permalink