Posted by MikeT23 on 9/18/2013 3:11:00 PM (view original):
I don't know if we want to send them off to a freezing death but don't hand them the bow/arrow when the bear is charging either.
Again, physical skill versus mental skill.
40 year olds typically are not as fast, strong, quick, etc. as they were as 30 year olds.
40 years olds typically are not dumber than they were as 30 year olds. In fact, I'd argue the opposite is true. With age and experience comes wisdom.
Until dementia sets in, of course.