First of all, I'm ready to fight you on your perspective that your perspective is of an old dude.
Secondly, I completely agree with everything else.
We are creatures of habits, thinking included, that are ready to deny the existence of other ways, just so we could stay in our little comfort zones.
The last phrase is so pregnant.
I will try to remember it for as long as I can, as it applies to me as much as to anybody else in certain circumstances.
Thanks for making the post 2x better just with a small comment :)