Attitudes to life extension via genetic engineering

Vincenzo Nardi-Dei vinz at PCLSP2.KUICR.KYOTO-U.AC.JP
Sun Feb 12 21:30:23 EST 1995


Patrick wrote:

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I have spent a lot of time considering the possibilities of life
extension mediated by genetic engineering or, more likely, biological
manipulation.  I cannot deny an attraction to a much longer youth filled
with ever more experiences and learning (perhaps a few Ph.D's?) but...

...These over-reproducing developing nations, living longer lives
due to the life extension tech made available would REALLY explode the
population and the stress on natural resources and open spaces, and
endangered species.

                                                                  >>>>>

I promise that if you find the possibility of life extension
mediated by genetic engineering or, more likely, biological
manipulation, I am prepared to use condoms for the rest of my
long life.  :-)

Vinz





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