Over the years we lose physical and mental faculties, with rare exceptions. Some before, others after, the effects of aging are inexorable although, fortunately, lately we have been using the means recommended to us to delay them as much as possible based on good and adequate nutrition, periodic exercise and a series of guidelines that, through The means of communication are being given to us so that our life expectancy is as long as possible and that it is truly worth growing old. Joe Biden gives the impression of rebelling against the evidence that his head and legs do not respond well enough to continue holding the presidency of the United States. The statements he made in response to the horrible fires that devastated Hawaii in August, with almost two hundred dead, were the following: “I also had a fire in the kitchen of my house and I almost lost my wife, my '67 Corvette and my cat ". Faced with this, one wonders if it is a problem of natural stupidity or if it is a stupidity produced by the years. In this sense we must take into account his gait, very little jacarandos, and his frequent falls and stumbles, which for many clumsiness like the one I subscribe to happen to him from time to time but not because of age but because of clumsiness. The opposite example is the great Michael Caine, a more than attractive heartthrob in another time, who affirms that he cannot walk and that it is best to retire. of the world of cinema. With great sadness we accept his modesty and respect the decision as it was dignified and just at the end of the filming of what will be his last film, the one about an old man who escapes from his residence to undertake a trip through the Kingdom United and be able to attend the 70th anniversary of the Second World War in France. In this way we are left with a worthy memory of an actor who will go down in history not only for his many and very diverse works, all of them successful, but also for knowing how to retire on time with a decorum and honor that the North American president does not exhibit. You have to come to life to give your all, yes, but without others questioning your capabilities.