aging of different tissues

Tom Matthews tmatth at
Thu Aug 20 03:29:17 EST 1998

hazel wrote:
> ok, i have another hypothetical question.  lets just assume for the sake of
> this argument that aging in each body tissue/system has a unique and
> specific cause.  now say, for example, that someone finds a cure for the
> aging of skin.  could you really have a person with non-aging, young,
> smooth skin who was otherwise rotting away on the inside?

Yes, by direct implication of your hypothesis.

Hazel, if you are going to make hypotheses which are contrary to reality
then you should not be too surprised when the implications of your
hypothesis seem "strange" (because they do not occur in reality and
therefore don't make "common sense").

Tom Matthews
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