Isaac Asimov

We must not be taken in by the myth of youth, the unending propaganda to the effect that young men are younger than old men; that they are better looking; that they are slimmer, stronger and more athletic; that they can hold a girl in more romantic fashion and speak more sweetly.
Nonsense! Pure balderdash put out by a secret organization of clean old men whose design it is to conquer the world and who use the unwitting young as fronts and dupes.
The fact of the matter is that young men lack skill and experience and are very likely to approach a girl as though she were a sack of wheat. It is the old man—suave, debonair, maturely charming—who knows exactly what to do and how to do it, and is therefore better at it.

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2 Responses to Isaac Asimov

  1. shinichi says:

    The Sensuous Dirty Old Man

    by Isaac Asimov

    Becoming an Old Man

  2. shinichi says:

    (sk)

    アシモフさんがなにを言おうとも、Dirty Old Man は Premature Young Man にその座を譲り、舞台を降りたほうがいい。

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