Over 40? So Why Haven’t You Accomplished Something Like THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION?

A marginally troubling Slate article (for some of us . . .) offers the following infrequently remembered historical observation:

“As it turns out, many Founding Fathers were younger than 40 years old in 1776, with several qualifying as Founding Teenagers or Twenty-somethings. And though the average age of the signers of the Declaration of Independence was 44, more than a dozen of them were 35 or younger.”

Feeling better about yourself yet? On the flip-side, those guys probably weren’t Tesla driving, super-model dating, high-rolling, former Navy SEAL rock stars either . . . So, as long as that brief description pretty much sums up where you’re at in life, it’s all good. Nothing to worry about. Carry on.

After all, not that many of them even became President!

[“How Old Were The Leaders Of The American Revolution On July 4, 1776,” Slate, 8/20/2013″] 

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