Nothing can replace experience and time. Nothing.
And both of those gifts have made me a much more patient and understanding person. (Well, relatively...as some of my friends would tell you.)
Age allows you to read comments like the following and not explode with anger or offense. In fact, they make you roll your eyes instead and want to buy this person a drink or send them a nice card (or introduce them to the modern convenience of spell check):
"you are a bunch of librals. move to france. hybrids are worse for the enviroment. to get the material for the batterys they have to dig very deep. maby the will stop doing this when they get arrested. they are vandilizeing propety. not beautifing it."
This was in response to this video: