I don’t mean to sound ageist, but many young people are not educated enough to attract me. By this, I mean they don’t know very much about what has occurred in my lifetime and who their ancestors & elders are. They believe they are “new”.
With this quote, Indigenous poet Chrystos deftly articulates my thoughts about young activists (although I thought that way even when I was a young agitator myself). I strongly recommend that you read this interview. She is absolutely brilliant.