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Why do senior / older people underestimate younger all the time?

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Asked by jaya, 27 Jan '11 10:46 am
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Because most of the so called SENIORS don't understand their true potential ... ...In the central place of every heart of youth ,there is a recording chamber. So long as it receives messages of beauty, hope, cheer and courage, so long are they young. When their heart is covered with the snows of pessimism and the ice of cynicism, then, and then only, they are grown old. And then, indeed as the ballad says, they just fade away.


They are the first victim of war the war of cultural change , war of humanity , just taking their steps in this selfish world ; the first fruit of peace , when they start following the great & wise people of the world .. It takes 20 long years or more of peace to make a man , to make him a real trustee to our nation ; but it takes only 20 seconds of war to destroy him through such meaningless inhuman acts of terrorism , injecting the virus of greed , anger & arrogance

Youth is easily deceived, because it is quick to hope and quick to be back in she ...more
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 27 Jan '11 10:58 am

 
  
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My question is why younger people do not think elder people may be right in their views ,knowledge and perception? they have crossed your age and you have a long way to go. from near about 15 to 30 young people tend to think they know more than than elders! at a university graduation ceremony one of the US president had said"this is the age when you think your mother is ignorant and you know everything... as years move on you will start wondering how much mother knows>>>" but I have seen people who never grow beyond that "looking down"age!
Answered by Hema Hemavaty, 28 Jan '11 01:52 pm

 
  
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Generation gap and stereo type thinking but i think all are not alike ,,
Answered by lolita mansfield, 27 Jan '11 11:29 pm

 
  
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They know what happens if the overestimate them..Better underestimate..
Answered by subhash, 27 Jan '11 10:54 pm

 
  
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They estimate correctly,and give their verdict, but youngster's EGO forbids accepting experienced advise suggestion, there is no shortcut to EXPERIENCE.
Answered by sharad sharad, 27 Jan '11 12:25 pm

 
  
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In my thinking i not see ths in mylife
Answered by Akshay Joshi, 27 Jan '11 11:17 am

 
  
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Its their habit but when they come to realise about them, they give also proper regard. It also depends upon locality and mentality of collegue !
Answered by ajay, 27 Jan '11 11:16 am

 
  
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Not all the time. All the senior / older people were also young once. How the think in their old age depends upon how the evolved during their younger days.
For example Mr N. R. Narayana Murthy, the Founder-Chairman of Infosys Technologies, always supports and appreciates young people.
Answered by Vikram, 27 Jan '11 10:57 am

 
  
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I will never do that underestimating anyone nowadays is faulty
Answered by kamini joshi, 27 Jan '11 10:54 am

 
  
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It is fault of Senior and Older people...as they always stuck to their old policies and thinking...they have to come out of it and discuss with Youngsters and understand their view about the life and guide them with out any personal intentions......they have to always encourage youngsters about their right thinking and accept their idea if it is good.......New is not always Bad...we have to accept that Life is ever changing....we have to change according to the Life without disturbing our own peace !!: o
Answered by Raj, 27 Jan '11 10:52 am

 
  
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