August 11, 2012

Would It Be Boring to Live Forever?

George Dvorsky, io9


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Some futurists predict that we'll be able to halt the aging process by the end of this century — if not sooner. The prospect of creating an ageless society is certainly not without its critics, with concerns ranging from the environmental right through to the spiritual. One of the most common objections to radical life extension, however, is the idea that it would be profoundly boring to live forever, and that by consequence, we should not even attempt it.

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TAGGED: Bioethics, Boredom, Longevity

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