SAGE KE Bulletin Board
RE: Ethics of and motivation for aging cure
3 October 2001
When the telephone was invented, many people wondered what on earth the use was of a wire one could talk through. It didn't take them long to figure it out. I feel your message betrays a similar lack of perspective. At a minimum, the ability to reduce the proportion of life spent in a dependent condition will expand the economy greatly, even by trillions of dollars, according to the American Aging Association.
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