This graduated role reversal of humility is an act worth thinking about. Revolutions take place despite our preoccupation with initiation. As the world turns, living is perpetual, limited to our species in language only.
I am poking fun of the older generation when my turn of phrase pivots on the truism of having to go to school uphill both ways without shoes. Does this mean that the descent of man and transcendental ascension are one and the same?