Respecting the elders doesn't mean acknowledging the fact that they have aged more than you. Respecting the elders means acknowledging the fact that they have seen more of life than you.
History helps us to understand past problems to build a better planned future.
We cannot give eternal meaning to our own lives.Only the others can.Only the future can.
Guys keep long hair and wear earrings to look cool.But why does it look cool? Do they feel cool to look like a girl (because we associate longer hair and the obsession for jewelry with femininity)? Or do they feel cooler by breaking the social norms of the society to stand out?