Thank you for including me in the illustrious community. I happen to be amazed by the Millenials and Gen Z who have no problem finding their voice. Wow, what a different world.
As the generation that started the collapse of the old paradigm but quit early and joined the dark side, I refuse to accept my fate. These kind of phase changes in human culture originally took thousands of years and then hundreds. Just as it is with everything else the acceleration is geometric.
The jump from Frank Sinatra on 78rpm vinyl to Death Cab for Cuties’ Gold Rush, “It wasn’t supposed to be this way . . .” streaming on my music service, means you might be able to make the cut. Maybe.
There are benefits of having some age. But you need to be actively and continuously learning the language so you can say something besides how old you are.