I know you are a special little snowflake like the rest of us and if the world would just take a chance and get to know you...
You must acknowledge that you live in a world where old people are unappreciated and that experience counts for shit. People, your peers, your managers, YOU... we all are more readily fooled by appearances than convinced by substance. Thus, if you look like a tired old man, that is was you are and memorizing the
I made this mistake for years and thought that hard work and experience and knowledge would make it happen for me. Then I would get passed over in favor of some young punk in powerslacks, who I trained.
P.S. Betteridges Law