Aging

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Dickinson on aging

"Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought." Emily Dickinson — Philosophy On Ice (@PhilosophyOI) May 18, 2022

It comes on suddenly

"Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought." Emily Dickinson — Philosophy On Ice (@PhilosophyOI) September 11, 2021

Amen

"Inside, we are ageless...and when we talk to ourselves, it's the same age of the person we were talking to when we were little. It's the body that is changing around that

Still not for me

When one elderly woman found herself thinking about how she was going to die alone, she turned to a robotic “social companion.” “I know she can’t feel emotions, but that’s O.

Sadness

"Breathing. Only the chore and sadness of breathing and breathing, as things change from tender to dry, new to old." Catalan writer, Mercè Rodoreda died #OnThisDay in 1983 #ReadMoreWomen pic.twitter.