Friday, December 15, 2006

Alice Walker

"Walker has no intention of retiring but tells me that, "In the tradition of the world when people reach their 60s, they withdraw. They become sages ... In South Korea they believe that when you turn 60, you've become a baby again and the rest of your life should be totally about joy and happiness and people should leave you alone and I just think that that's the height of intelligence. It's about strategically understanding that you need to retreat."

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2 comments:

Rumagin said...

I'm all for joy and happiness when you turn 60, but the English cricket team will need to improve before I will be totally content.

Dylan said...

the english cricket are now more successful at playing badly than even the west indies. might be time to cash in the tickets