Slowing Aging Could Transform Society As We Know It
"It kind of lends itself to a moral myopia," Brian Green says of the prospect of significantly extending the human lifespan. “Humans work better if they have a goal beyond their own survival.”
“Hopefully these things will work, and they’ll help us live a little bit longer,” Green says of the scientific research being done at the Mayo Clinic and the Scripps Research Institute. “But the idea of radical life extension where we’re going to live indefinitely longer, I think that is very unrealistic.”
Excerpted from an article on Leapsmag.