Sci-Life extension

Don Ashley dashley at TENET.EDU
Thu Nov 16 01:27:18 EST 1995


Till,
Some of us cannot access sci-life extension.  Can you suggest a way to 
access some of the commentary?.....Don

On Mon, 13 Nov 1995, Till Noever wrote:

> In article <Pine.SOL.3.91.951108035907.21059A-100000 at minerva>, "Paul
> Boduch (ES 1997)" <pboduch at minerva.cis.yale.edu> wrote:
> 
> > Can those of us who still haven't figured out the secrets of immortality 
> > at least try to do so in *my lifetime*(for obvious reasons)?
> > Then we can decide how elitist we want to be in sharing the information 
> > considering the population growth problem.
> 
> I'm not too sure that it's just a matter of dealing with the 'population
> growth problem'. In fact, as I've pointed out several times on
> sci.life-extension, that one's a red herring anyway.
> 
> The real issue is one of self-preservation. I have enough faith in the
> power of human stupidity to suspect that, if someone came along tomorrow
> and waved a readily manufacturable recipe for significantly extending the
> human lifespan in people's faces somebody'd probably kill him, and pretend
> that his discivery/invention was crap.
> 
> Wizard's First Rule: people are stupid. 
> 
> Apart from that, I share your sentiments about getting these things done
> in our life-time!
> 
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