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Cambridge University geneticist Aubrey de Grey has famously stated, “The first person to live to be 1,000 years old is certainly alive today …whether they realize it or not, barring accidents and suicide, most people now 40 years or younger can expect to live for centuries.”
Perhaps de Gray is way too optimistic, but plenty of others have joined the search for a virtual fountain of youth. In fact, a growing number of scientists, doctors, geneticists and nanotech experts—many with impeccable academic credentials—are insisting that there is no hard reason why ageing can’t be drama
Originally posted by D.E.M.
reply to post by Mindmelding
No offense, but I'll put my money on nanotech and biomedical advancements keeping me alive longer than the pile of new age schlock you just pandered up there.
Vibrations? Gods Dreams? If it's so simple that's why we have a ton of people over the age of 200 kicking back and going for an early morning stroll as I type this, right?
Originally posted by j_kalin
Do you want to be immortal? What concrete steps have you taken? Do you have any hard evidence that these actions are working or any data to support your strategy?
[edit on 7-12-2009 by j_kalin]
Originally posted by ladyinwaiting
I really cannot imagine anything worse than the prospect of having to live a 1,000 years.