fountain of youth

Ron Blue rcb1 at LEX.LCCC.EDU
Mon Dec 9 10:11:52 EST 1996


On Mon, 9 Dec 1996, Richard Kerr wrote:
> At 05:11 5/12/96 -0800, you wrote:
> >>>>CUT>>>
> >> >Why not spend your time searching for the fountain of youth ?
> >> >Richard Kerr.
> >>>>CUT>>
> >If you drank from a well with a bacteria that produced hydrogen
> >gas rather than methane in your gut, then you would have
> >drank from a fountain of youth.  The hydrogen acts as an
> >anti-oxidant.  It makes you feel happy also.  Ron Blue
> >
>>>CUT>>>
> seriously, i do not want the fountain of youth....eternal youth would be a
> burden that I would not want.  You could never draw a line under anything
>>>CUT>>
Not a problem to me personally.  In AD 1 you were luckly to live to 21.
In 1776 you were luckly to live to 36.  In 1910 you were luckly to live
to 59.  In 1996 you were luckly to live to 76.  In 2050 you were luckly to
live to 145.

I prefer more not less years.  Ron Blue





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