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Attitudes to life extension via genetic engineering

John de Rivaz John at longevb.demon.co.uk
Sat Feb 18 01:53:51 EST 1995


In article: <Pine.SOL.3.91.950215161858.29914B-100000 at corona>  Patrick 
O'Neil <patrick at corona> writes:
> that would increase lifespan by some 40 years in about 15 to 20 years
> (based upon his then-current research)...  I believe his name was Tom
> Johnson, but I cannot quite recall.  Even that modest an increase WOULD
> have population effects. 

Not according to Eric Drexler.  In "Engines of Creation" he says that  
exponential growth will remain exponential, whether people die young or live 
indefinitely. (P124, first edition.)



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