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Denying Death: Is Radically Longer Life Good For Society?

Denying Death: Is Radically Longer Life Good For Society?

Should we embrace our end, or should we cure aging? Are human lifespans long enough as is?

 

This was the central motion of a provocative debaterecently hosted by Intelligence Squared. Pitting a philosopher and a sociologist against two scientists, the well-rounded debate delved into the ethical and social consequences of radically increasing human lifespan.