Redd wrote:Good story, gave me a good laugh.
I don't know how old you are, but if you are assuming that a 16 year old understands the world better than you do, you have either led a life of idleness or have a lower opinion of yourself than you should, or have some serious issues with idolization, which circles right back to you having a very low opinion of your own self.
I'd suggest not painting people with your own brush, I had accomplished quite a bit as a young lad as I'm sure many on this forum had as well. Equating 15 minutes of fame to life experience and a thorough understanding of the world is quite absurd, to be honest.
I think she understands it better than most people, because she's single minded. She's pointing out that we would rather continue to live our comfortable lives even if it means she will have a less comfortable one, than do anything about it.
When your children or grandchildren will start to look at you angrily like she is, maybe you'll understand.