In ways do you believe that old age as humankind knows it will be altered, if not eliminated, within
50 to 100 years?
Scientists and geneticists are endlessly researching the cause of old age. There are some among them who strongly contend that old age is not natural but an unnecessary disease. There are a few that assert that old age will be eliminated within a few decades and that people will be as youthful a very long time. They go further to state that old age and the diseases associated with old age will be decreased significantly, if not completely eliminated.
I think that a large part of your question has already been answered by simply looking around you. Forty was considered old age centuries ago, and nearly 60 ( myself and my peers) was considered positively venerable. Although not so youthful looking as I once was, I certainly don't look or feel old in the accepted sense of the word ( the profile photo was taken 2 years ago) . I think that better nourishment, better medicines, more awareness of things that are needful,plus not having to starve to death or go into the workhouse once you have out lived your usefulness are big helps too. This has only come about in the last 50 years, so I'm quite sure that great strides are even now being made to increase further longevity and better quality of life ( that of course is the rub) for a lot more people
All the other animals age. There is one ultimate cause of death. That is birth. Whatever is born, dies. Although what you really are has no beginning, so it will not end. The Hindus compare dying and being re-born like changing clothes.
by Grace Marguerite Williams 3 years ago
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by Grace Marguerite Williams 3 years ago
Do you believe that blindness and most other eye diseases will be eliminated during thelatter part of the 21st century and the beginning of the 22nd century?
by Sp Greaney 6 years ago
Do you think age makes a person more mature?Whether you are 20 or 50 years old, do you think that the older you are, the more smarter you are because you have been through more in life?
by pinappu 13 months ago
Can an old man (60+) fall in love with a young woman (20+)?We all know that love ignores all barriers like: religion, race, distance and age. But is it really possible for a man of 65-70 years of age to fall in love with a young girl of 20-25 years of age. I mean, is it psychologically possible?
by fucsia 8 years ago
Why? I think that every age has its charm: I want to become old .... (Oh I am 36 years old)
by Alan 3 years ago
In other words, does the existence of "God" depend upon the mind of Man to support that existence?
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