I was going to coin this term, but when I googled it, I found somebody beat me to it.
Here’s the scoop.
keywords: technology, mistakes
“One of my strongest recollections is my 25th birthday. My grandmother told me, “You’ll be 30 before you know it.” I knew this already. What I didn’t know was that I would be 50 before I knew it.”
— Gary North, Advice to a Would-Be Scholar
Here’s the source of the quote.
keywords: passage of time
As everyone knows, women live longer than men, but they age faster. This is because women decay from the outside in, whereas men decay from the inside out. This is why apparently healthy men often die suddenly, something that does not typically happen to women. The internal decay that men experience affects their vital organs, even as their outward appearance shows no sign of trouble. The situation in analogous with that of love: women fall easier, but men fall harder.
keywords: life, death, health