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What makes you think you have something to contribute in your golden days that others, 30 years younger, cannot do better?

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Politics aside, I would like to ask our politicians a question. Most of us common folk are forcefully retired at the age of 67, or 64 for the weaker sex. We take our experience, our energy, our potential and talents, we wrap them in a non-recyclable plastic bag, and throw them into one of those large frog repositories – our domestic garbage containers are not large enough to accept them. We do this for the public good, to make way for the next generation to enter in our stead. New talents with fresh minds and alternative approaches – what could be better ...