"Black box" kills old people?

John de Rivaz John at longevb.demon.co.uk
Sat Jun 17 04:47:37 EST 1995


In article: <3rrtaf$fk5 at southern.co.nz>  Brian_Sandle at equinox.gen.nz (Brian 
Sandle) writes:
> Wouldn't death occur at a time governed by the hormones the same way a boy
> loses his high voice is governed?
> 

But sometimes these hormones don't work and a boy doesn't turn into a man. 
However such people still die of old age.

Once could suggest that different hormones create old age. But if this is so 
why isn't there occasionally a deficiency disorder that prevents this 
happening, just as in the boy/man transformation?

If there was only one biological system in this universe that isn't subject 
to occasional failure, then that would have profound scientific, 
philosophical and theological implications.

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