Deborah BarchiFollowFeb 18, 2022·1 min read…War. He was eighty years old. “At my age, why should I be afraid to make public protests?” he said. This is one of the advantages of old age: you have more to give and less to lose. “A blazing, fearless passion in an old man’s frail body is a moving sight,” says Beauvoir.Old Age Is Not a Pathology1.5K25Eric WeinerThis is a wonderful article and offers an excellent counter balance to the endless, mediocre advice about how to “age well”.