Category Archives: stereotypes

Are You An Anthropocentrist?

Ample evidence that we humans are not superior to all other living beings. Instead we might recognize other creatures are “gifted with the extension of the senses we have lost or never attained, living by voices we shall never hear.” Continue reading

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Response to Kids’ Misbehavior: “Good Old Days” vs. Now

Your great-grandparents probably committed childhood acts that would be prosecuted as crimes these days. Today even common childish behavior is being criminalized. Time to compare. Continue reading

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Stock Photo Bias: Youth Version

Media images are lenses. Continue reading

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What’s The Perfect Age?

What age do parents have in mind as they groom their kids for success? What age do kids have in mind as they imagine growing up? What age do older adults have in mind as they try to look and act younger? Continue reading

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We Don’t Need No Age Segregation

I let my teenaged son meet up with middle-aged guys he met online. Here’s why. Continue reading

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Dying My Hair Pink

Tripping on the chronological escalator. Continue reading

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Who We Are In A Crisis

Does disaster crack us open to our better selves? Continue reading

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