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Originally posted by Byrd
We'll see better options for older workers (and perhaps a social pattern of working to 50, retiring for a decade, and then going back to work for another 20 years.)
Originally posted by whitewave
i remember being told as a child that the average lifespan of people 100-200 years ago was 40 years old. there was a huge infant mortality rate during the western expansion of this country so that if half the population lived to be 100 and the other half died at birth, the "average" life span would be 50 years old. lies, damned lies and statistics.
Originally posted by darkelf
Another consideration is overpopulation. Jobs and housing for all those people will be in short supply. And if people will be youthful, both physically and mentally, right up to the end, what causes the end?
Originally posted by nextguyinline
I imagine if you ask someone whether they want to live to 150 or not; you'll get answers that probably reflect on their current health. 50+ probably would say not so much, while 20 somethings, would probably say hell ya.
I'd be all for it, if I could remain comfortable.
Originally posted by Schmidt1989 and ammonia levels in your body would still continue to rise, which would still cause death. (thats what causes it now, people dont die from 'old age'.)