I thought of the Betel Nut Man

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“Older people are most beautiful when they have what is lacking in the young: poise, erudition, wisdom, phronesis, and this post-heroic absence of agitation.”  From “The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms” by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

When I read that, I immediately thought of the Betel Nut Man we met in Munnar, India, with his blood-red, most beautiful smile, which I assume is what phronesis means.  

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