Where Is The Rage?

We humans are an odd lot; so adaptive that we can live in the worst of circumstances, convincing ourselves that we have no choice in the matter and that worst must be best. Healthy life extension advocates have highlighted this aspect of human nature many times over - notably in Nick Bostrom's "Fable of the Dragon-Tyrant" - but still it remains a real barrier to the acceptance of serious anti-aging research and an acknowledgement that each of us can make a difference. Why accept aging, decrepitude and death when there is so much we could be doing about it? More than 100,000 people die each and every day from age-related conditions; where is the motivating rage at this horrific state of affairs?

Link: http://www.longevityfirst.org/archives/2005/01/where_is_the_ra.html


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